Margaret Rutherford

Birth Name: Margaret Taylor Rutherford

Date of Birth: 11 May, 1892

Place of Birth: Wandsworth, London, England, U.K.

Date of Death: 22 May, 1972

Place of Death: Chalfont St Peter, Buckinghamshire, England, U.K.

Ethnicity: English, possibly some Scottish

Margaret Rutherford was an English actress. She won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for The V.I.P.s (1963).

Margaret was the daughter of Florence (Nicholson) and William Rutherford Benn, a journalist and poet. She was married to actor Stringer Davis, until her death.

Margaret’s paternal grandparents were The Rev. Julius Benn (the son of William or John Benn and Margaret Rutherford) and Ann Taylor.

Margaret’s maternal grandfather was David Nicholson (the son of David Nicholson). Margaret’s grandfather David was born in Wandsworth, Surrey.

Margaret’s maternal grandmother was Elizabeth Waterer (the daughter of James Waterer and Elizabeth Mary Herring). Margaret’s grandmother Elizabeth was born in Chertsey, Surrey. James was the son of Michael Waterer and Ann Stiles.

Source: Genealogies of Margaret Rutherford –

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