GREAT BRITAIN: A Bit Different

Dr. E. Forbes-Sempill, Brux Lodge, Alford wishes to intimate that in future he will be known as Dr. Ewan Forbes-Sempill. All legal formalities have been completed.

So read a paid advertisement last week in the Aberdeen Press and Journal. But more was involved than a change of name. The Hon. Elizabeth Forbes-Sempill, second daughter of the 18th Baron Sempill (who is also a baronet), had always been a mannish sort of a girl. A brilliant student who loved to flex her muscles in such masculine pastimes as hunting, shooting and fishing, she deplored the necessity of making a formal debut...

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