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1907 Lady Blomfield and her daughter Mary learn of the Faith at a reception in Paris. [CH1–2; ER95; SBR22; SEBW101]
  • For accounts of Lady Blomfield's life see ER88–97 and SEBW101–10.
Paris Lady Blomfield; Mary Bloomfield
1918 Jan The British Bahá'ís alert the Foreign Office about the importance of ensuring `Abdu'l-Bahá's safety in Haifa. [BBR332-5; CH219; GPB305-6]

CH219 says this was in the Spring but letters to the Foreign Office are dated Jan 1918.

  • For the actions of Lady Blomfield see BBR333, CH219-20, AB425-26 and ER169.
  • For the role of Major Wellesley Tudor Pole see BBR332-3; CH222-5; and ER168-70.
Haifa British Foreign Office; `Abdu'l-Baha; Lady Blomfield; Major Wellesley Tudor Pole
1920 27 Apr `Abdu'l-Bahá is invested with the insignia of the Knighthood of the British Empire in a ceremony in Haifa. [AB443; BBRXXX, 343-5; CH214; DH149; GPB306]
  • For the document recommending `Abdu'l-Bahá for knighthood, see BBR344.
  • The knighthood is in recognition of `Abdu'l-Bahá's humanitarian work during the war for famine relief. [AB443]
  • He accepts the honour as a gift from a `just king'. [AB443]
  • He does not use the title. [AB443]
  • For Lady Bloomfield's account see AB443-4 and CH214-15.
Haifa; New York `Abdu'l-Baha; Knighthood of the British Empire; Lady Blomfield
1921 16 Dec Shoghi Effendi leaves England for Haifa in the company of Lady Blomfield and his sister Rouhangeze [Rúhangíz]. [GBF13-14; PP42; SBR66]
  • Owing to passport difficulties Shoghi Effendi cannot leave sooner. [GBF13; PP42; SBR66]
London Shoghi Effendi; Lady Blomfield; Rouhangeze [Ruhangiz]
1939 31 Dec Lady Blomfield, entitled Sitárih Khánum, passes away in London. [BW8:651; SEBW109]
  • For details of her life see SEBW101–10.
  • For her obituary see BW8:651–6.
London Lady Blomfield

from the main catalogue

  1. Picture Gallery of Early British Bahá'ís (1998). Published in honor of the UK Baha'i Centenary, 1998/99. [about]
 
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