Nina Mary Benita Douglas-Hamilton

Duchess of Hamilton
13 May 1878- 12 January 1951

Nina Mary Benita Poore was the daughter of Major Robert Poore and Juliana Benita Lowry-Corry. She married Alfred Douglas Douglas-Hamilton, 13th Duke of Hamilton, in 1901. They had four sons and three daughters.

In 1903 she co-founded the Animal Defence and Anti-Vivisection Society. In 1912 she founded the Scottish Society for the Prevention of Vivisection. She founded the Fearne Animal Sanctuary in Dorset at the start of the Second World War.