23. The Dower House

The Dower House was home to the Hon Cecil Josephine Sandys, fourth daughter of Arthur Marcus Cecil Sandys, 3rd Lord Sandys, Baron of Ombersley. Born in London in 1843, Cecil grew up between Ombersley Court and the family’s London town house. She never married. In 1911, she is recorded as having a cook and a maidservant.
Cecil was Arthur and Louisa’s 5th daughter. Her father’s title passed to her younger brothers, Augustus Frederick Arthur Sandys, 4th Lord Sandys (1840-1904) and then Michael Edwin Marcus Sandys, 5th Lord Sandys (1855-1948).

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