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Alice Bertha Gomme

1852 - 1938

A founder member of the Folk Lore Society in 1878 and council member from 1912 until her death. Founding member of the Folk Song Society and committee member. Founding member of the English Folk Cookery Association.

Married to George Laurence Gomme in 1875, the first president of the Folk Lore Society. She was well known for and published widely on Children's traditional games and singing rhymes. George was knighted in 1911 for his work with the London County Council on the Metropolitan Board of Works.