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Lucy Isabella Buckstone (1859–1893) was an English actress, the daughter of John Baldwin Buckstone and Isabella Copeland and the sister of actor J. C. Buckstone.

Buckstone made her first appearance on stage at the Croydon Theatre as Gertrude in The Little Treasure. She made her first appearance at the Theatre Royal Haymarket on 26 December 1875 Ada Ingot in David Garrick.[1]

In 1876 at the Lyceum Theatre, she played Lady Frances Touchwood in The Belle's Strategem In 1877, she appeared as Minnie in Engaged, a comedy by W. S. Gilbert at the Haymarket.[2] At the Olympic Theatre in 1883, she played Abigail Hill in The Queen's Favorite by Sydney Grundy.[3]

On 6 January 1879, at St. James's, Piccadilly, Buckstone was married to H. E. Smithes.



  • Ainger, Michael (2002). Gilbert and Sullivan – A Dual Biography. Oxford: Oxford University Press. ISBN 0195147693.  

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