Norah Lindsay

a biography from the Garden and Landscape Guide

Born - Died : 1873 - 1948

Norah Lindsay (née Bourke) married Sir Harry Lindsay and went to live at Sutton Courtney Manor House, near Abingdon in Oxfordshire. She was influenced by Gertrude Jekyll and made a romantic garden for the old house. This led to other commissions for garden design. The UK National Portrait Gallery has a portrait of Norah Lindsay - she was a society beauty.

Gardens designed by Norah Lindsay