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Charlotte Louise Adela Evelina (Evelina), Mrs Clive Behrens (née Rothschild) (1873-1947)

Charlotte Louise Adela Evelina (Evelina) Rothschild was born on 3 April 1873, the only daughter of Nathaniel Mayer and Emma Rothschild. She was always known by her last name, Evelina. She married Clive Behrens on 4 October 1899 and moved to Yorkshire to live at Swinton Grange, Malton, where the couple's three children were raised.

Charlotte (Evelina), Mrs Clive Behrens (née Rothschild), family bible, 1899

1 volume, 000/2431

Large leather family bible (Biblia Sacra Polyglotta) with heavy gold decoration and silk lining, featuring the Rothschild family crest. Inscribed in gold lettering 'Presented by the Teachers and Pupils of the Jews' Free School, Bell Lane, Spitalfields to the Hon. Evelina Rothschild on the occasion of her marriage to Lieutenant Clive Behrens, 4th October 1899. "The word is a lamp unto my feet and a light unto to my path" '. In manuscript on front pages is a list of the Behrens family births, marriages and deaths to 1934.

Trustees of Mr and Mrs Clive Behrens, marriage settlement and sundry papers, c.1880-1920

000/62, 000/63, 1 item, 2 boxes

Trustees of Mr and Mrs Clive Behrens: correspondence and papers including marriage settlement, varous settlements and trust deeds and papers concerning property.

Charlotte (Evelina) Rothschild and Mr Clive Behrens, wedding ephemera, 1899

000/624/1, 3 items

Charlotte (Evelina) Rothschild and Clive Behrens (1871-1935): wedding ephemera: menu card for a dinner at the Hotel Cecil, Strand, to celebrate the marriage of Evelina Rothschild and Clive Behrens, 4 August 1899; programme of music; seating plan. 

Charlotte (Evelina), Mrs Clive Behrens (née Rothschild), family photographs, c.1890-1928

000/1528/34-39, 6 items

A small collection of sundry photographs presumed from the collection of Evelina, Mrs Clive Behrens: 

  • Nathaniel, 1st Lord Rothschild, Signed by Elliott Fry, verso "Lord Rothschild 1897 on the terrace 148 Piccadilly London."
  • Nathaniel, 1st Lord Rothschild.  Signed by Speaight, June 1911; 
  • Evelina de Rothschild on horseback, with paint highlights, signed by d’Agnàr, 1898, verso "velina de Rothschild 1898 now Mrs Clive Behrens (married in 1899) (1922)"
  • Boys school football team, by Geo. A. Dean, Rugby presumably featuring Evelina's son;
  • unidentified man in dress uniform, by J. Russell & Sons. 1 June 1928;
  • unidentified girl with wolf hound on leash.