Maitland, Rosalind Gertrude Craig, c. 1879-1959, pianist

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Maitland, Rosalind Gertrude Craig, c. 1879-1959, pianist

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Rosalind Maitland, 1881-1959. Born Rosalind Craig-Sellar, daughter of Alexander Craig Sellar, 1835-1890, M.P. for Partick, Glasgow. Her mother was Gertrude Smith – a cousin of Florence Nightingale. Rosalind was a pupil of piano at the Hochschule Berlin and had lessons in conducting from Dr. Bruno Walter of the Vienna Philharmonic. Rosalind married Alexander Maitland ‘KC’ in 1906 and around the time of her correspondence with Geddes, c.1912, lived at 6 Heriot Row, Edinburgh. Alec Maitland was Advocate Depute 9 Sheriff Principal of Caithness, Orkney and Shetland. Connection with Geddes is probably through her cousin Florence Sellar, 1857-1939, an art worker with Geddes.


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ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families, International Council on Archives (2nd edition, 2003); Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names, National Council on Archives (1997).


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Created by Duncan Birrell, January 2016




Information supplied by Elizabeth Dunlop, who is researching the life of Rosalind Maitland and sourced from My Heritage Family Tree -

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