Mortlake, London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, Greater London, England
Alida Klemantaski Monro (December 18, 1892 – July 31, 1969) married on 27 March 1920 at
Holborn the poet and owner of the Poetry Bookshop,
Harold Monro, but she never lived with him, although they spent weekends together in the country.
death in 1932, Alida ensured it remained in business until 1935 but was forced
to close it due to a lack of funds.
A poodle breeder, she is best known for
her literary work relating to Charlotte Mew and the preservation and promotion
of Charlotte's literary heritage after her death.
Alida Monro (née Klemantaski)
by Lady Ottoline Morrell, October 1930,