Beresford, Louisa

Louisa Beresford, Marchioness of Waterford, Lady Waterford (nee Louisa Anne Stewart) (1818 to 1891). Great-granddaughter of the writer, Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, and a gifted water colour painter. 75 of her portraits are held by the National Portrait Gallery. She was taught by Dante Gabriel Rossetti and attended classes by John Ruskin. As a philanthropist with an interest in the welfare of the tenants on her estate at Ford, Northumberland, she redesigned the village.