SARAH SIDDONS FELLOWSHIP
SIR JOHN MARTIN-HARVEY
THE LORD GLANUSK, D.S.O. Dame MADGE KENDAL, G.B.E.
(Lord Lieutenant of Brecknockshire) Lady TREE gfs~e Jt:¢HA~Ig~~:OSN M~~R'9A~Xifk5·D The Very Rev. The DEAN OF MONMOUTH Mrs. SIDDONS BUGDEN F. J. NETTLEFOLD Sir JOHNSTON FORBES-ROBERTSON, JOHN DRINKWATER Mrs. CLEMENT PARSONS M.A., LL.D. LYN HARDING Miss NAOMI ROYDE-SMITH Rt. Hon. DAVID LLOYD GEORGE, O.M., M.P. Col. JOHN CONWAY LLOYD, M.e. H. G. I. SIDDONS Sir PHILIP BEN GREET Miss EVA MOORE Miss SIDDONS Lady KEEBLE Miss PHILIP MORGAN, M.A., J.P. Dame SYBIL THORNDIKE, D.B.E., LL.D. Lady DECIMA MOORE-GUGGISBERG, C.B.E. Mrs. R. E. WILLIAMS
Mrs. STEUART ERSKINE Miss BERTHA GRAHAM
Miss VICTORIA ADDISON W. D. GRIFFITH Miss CHRISTINE C. THOMSON
Miss MARY CLARE Councillor W. H. JONES PARRY Mrs. ERNEST WAGGETT
Capt. D. STANLEY FRANCIS (Mayor of Brecknock) CHARLES WINDERMERE
Organising Secretary: J. NORMAN BERLIN, 160 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, W.C.2 Tel. Nos. TEMple Bar 6001, 6002, 6003
HE Centenary Celebrations of Sarah Siddons which were held rather more than two years ago aroused so much interest in the life of this great actress and noble woman, that 'many people expressed a wish that this enthusiasm should be kept alive by a Fellowship of her admirers
throughout Great Britain and the Empire.
In Sarah Siddons England possesses a splendid example of indomitable energy and perseverance. The child who carried the players' drum through country towns with the same pride as was afterwards to stir her audiences with unforgettable majesty; the dutiful daughter who went into service at her parents' bidding; the romantic but virtuous girl who became so faithful a consort; the devoted young mother whose domestic life was so cruelly over-shadowed, these have a very plain message for us today.
" Myself to suffe.ring not unknown I learn to pity woes so like my own."
As has been well shown the agonies which Mrs. Siddons revealed on the stage were largely her own.
From little more than an ideal the Fellowship has now become established. Sir John Martin Harvey, who presided at the inuagural luncheon given by the Forum Club on May 14th last, said that its