Gay, Kathleen Agnes Robson (1890–1969)
British parapsychologist. She was born June 22, 1890. During
World War I, she was a voluntary worker for the Invalid
Children’s Aid Association (1914) and a member of the British
Red Cross Society (1914–16). Later she worked at the British
Treasury Department (1916–18) and the School of Oriental
Studies, London (1920–22). Once World War II began she
served with the British Red Cross Society and the Soldiers’ and
Sailors’ Families Association (1939–45).
During the last years of her life, she became interested in
psychical research. She joined the Council of the Society for
Psychical Research, London, in 1950 and served as chairperson
of the Sir Oliver Lodge Posthumous Test Committee. She
took special interest in work with mediums. From her research
she wrote articles for the Journal of the SPR.
Encyclopedia of Occultism & Parapsychology • 5th Ed. Gay, Kathleen Agnes Robson
Pleasants, Helene, ed. Biographical Dictionary of Parapsychology.
New York Helix Press, 1964.