(10 Jun 1902 - 20 Oct 1994)
Following taken from the national Portrait Gallery Web-site: (http://www.npg.org.uk/collections/search/person/mp59020/oriel-ross?role=art)
"Actress. Born Muriel Swinstead, she trained at the Royal College of Music and made her debut on stage at sixteen in Karel Capek's The Insect Play in 1923. In 1928 she appeared as Nature in Diaghilev 's Ballet Ode and then went to New York, where she appeared on Broadway and in revue and cabaret. She returned to London in 1931 and was in work throughout the 1930s and 40s, when she was a member of Lilian Baylis's Old Vic Company. She was married to the 8th Earl Poulett from 1935 to 1941"
BaptismExtract from parish register: Baptisms solemnized in the parish of Chalgrove in the county of Oxford in the year one thousand nine hundred and two.
Date: 6 July (1902)
Name: Muriel Mary
Parents: John Howard & Hannan Scalter
Father's occupation: Clerk - Vicar of Chalgrove
By: J Howard Swinstead, Vicar
1939 Registration (England & Wales)Listed as Countess Oriel Poulett, married but no husband present, in the household of her widowed sister Joan Otter.
ProbateExtract from probate calendar - Year: 1994
Poullett, Lady Oriel - of the Depperhaugh Hoxne Eye Suffolk died 20 December 1994 Administration Winchester 13 December. £15660 - 942426265D
1. GRO (England & Wales) Death Registrations, 1994 Oct - Gipping & Hartismere (RD), Suffolk - Register: 11A - District/Sub-district: 7451 - Entry: 239.
2. GRO (England & Wales) Birth Registrations Index, 1902 Jul/Sep - Thame, Oxfordshire - Vol: 3a Page: 997.
3. IMDB - Web-site (http://www.imdb.com/), Oriel Ross.
4. Oxfordshire, England - Church of England Births and Baptisms, 1813 - 1915, Oxfordshire Family History Society; Oxford, Oxfordshire, England; Anglican Parish Registers; Reference Number: PAR57/1/R2/3.
5. 1911 Census of England and Wales, Class: RG14; Piece: 8076; Schedule Number: 49.
7. Trove (Australian Digitised newspapers and more), The Mercury (Hobart, Tas.) 13 Dec 1935.
8. GRO (England & Wales) Marriage Registration Index , 1935 Apr/Jun - Westminster, Middlesex - Vol: 1a Page: 1226.
9. UK, Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878 - 1960, Class: BT26; Piece: 1108; Item: 3..
10. UK, Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878 - 1960, Class: BT26; Piece: 1108; Item: 3..
11. 1939 Register - England & Wales, RG101/0466A/013/33 - Letter Code: ARNQ.
13. GRO (England & Wales) Death Registrations, 1994 Oct - Gipping & Hartismere (RD), Suffolk - Register: 11A - District/Sub-district: 7451 - Entry: 239.
14. IMDB - Web-site (http://www.imdb.com/), Oriel Ross.
15. England & Wales - National Probate Calendar (Find-a-Will GOV.UK), 1994 - Poulett, Lady Oriel.
16. England & Wales - National Probate Calendar (Find-a-Will GOV.UK), 1994 - Poulett, Lady Oriel.