From LGBT Archive
Edward White Benson, Archbishop of Canterbury, and his wife Mary Benson.
She attended Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford.
- "Although also an avid sportswoman, excelling in tennis and a member of a lady's cricket team, she was not one of the notorious "new women," who challenged Victorian mores."
- https://www.questia.com/library/journal/1P3-823004261/lambeth-women-speak-urban-poverty-and-religion-in Nancy Fix Anderson, "Lambeth Women Speak: Urban Poverty and Religion in Nellie Benson's London" in Anglican and Episcopal History,, June 2003
- Republished as Lambeth Women Speak: Urban Poverty and Religion in Nellie Benson's London
- Martha Vicinus, Intimate Friends: Women Who Loved Women, 1778-1928 (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2004) page 134.