Queer Places:
31 St Peter's Square, Hammersmith, London W6 9AJ, UK
25 Shorncliffe Cres, Folkestone CT20 3PF, UK
St Andrew, Winterborne Tomson, Blandford Forum DT11 9EY, UK

Faith Oliver Powys (May 8, 1897 - September 29, 1983) was the second wife of Albert Reginald Powys. She was a lifelong friend of Florida Scott-Maxwell. Before marrying Albert Reginald Powys, she had an affair with Havelock Ellis.

Faith Oliver was born in Rastrick, Yorkshire, the daughter of Joseph Oliver and Mabel Alice Barber. She married Albert Reginald Powys in 1930 in Hammersmith, London.

She died at 25 Shorncllffe Cres, Folkestone, Kent. She was buried at the church of St Andrew, Winterborne Tomson, Dorset. In 1962, Faith Powys had commissioned a memorial stone for the church, carved by Reynolds Stone with the following inscription:

In memory of Albert Reginald Powys 1881-1936 CBE. Architect & Writer, the devoted servant for over 25 years of the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings, who is buried in the churchyard as he desired. This church, greatly loved by Thomas Hardy, was saved from ruin by the sale of certain of his mss which paid for work done here 1929-31. As they shared Life Love & Death this stone is set by Faith, wife of A.R. Powys.

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