Georgina Moutray Kyle

Born in Craigavad, Co. Down in 1865, Georgina Moutray Kyle came from an affluent background, her parents being owners of a outfitting business in Belfast. Her unusual second name she owed to her mother, whose family was connected to the Moutrays, landed gentry of Favour Royal, Aughnacloy, Co. Tyrone. That she cherished the name is clear from the fact that she used it from early in her career, almost always signing herself as G. Moutray Kyle. Considered ‘delicate’, she never attended school but received her education from sitting in on her brothers? tutorials. Despite her fragile constitution ’and, indeed, never having so much as travelled into Belfast city centre unaccompanied from her home on the Antrim Road’ she was sent to Paris to study... read more

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