Stobart, St. Clair (Mrs. Stobart Greenhalgh)
(d. 1954)
Author, playwright, and prominent figure in British Spiritualism.
She was founder of the Women’s Sick and Wounded
Convoy Corps during the Balkan War in 1912–13, when she
served with the Bulgarian Red Cross. During World War I she
organized hospitals in Belgium and France for St. John’s Ambulance
Association, was taken prisoner by the Germans, and
condemned to be shot as a spy. She survived, and in September
1915 was appointed commander of column, First Serbian English
Field Hospital.
She lectured for the British Ministry of Information in Canada
and Ireland (1917–18) and was a candidate for the Westminster
borough at the London County Council Election of
1913. She was a founder and vice president of the SOS Society
and chairman and leader of the Spiritualist Community, London,
which was concerned with religious and educational aspects
of Spiritualism.
She was life patron of the British College of Psychic Science
and a member of the council of the World Congress of
Faiths. She was an active lecturer and campaigner for the alliance
between Spiritualism and Christianity. She died December
7, 1954.
Sources
Stobart, St. Clair. Ancient Lights. N.p., 1923.
———. The Either Or of Spiritualism. N.p., 1928.
———. Torchbearers of Spiritualism. N.p., 1925.

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