EU A20822

Miss Mabel Russell , the ' Heroine ' of London Pride , and her fiance , Lieutenant Hilton Philipson ( Scots Guards ) 1 June 1917 Born Mabel Russell, she became a successful music hall and comedy actress. Widowed by 1911, in 1917 she married Hilton Philipson, a business owner and National Liberal politician. She was the third female member to serve in the House of Commons after this became legally possible in 1918, representing Berwick-upon-Tweed.