Barbara (Basia) HowellsBMJ 2016; 354 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i3777 (Published 07 July 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;354:i3777
- Hilary Howells,
- Jane Howells
Basia Kaja Zamoyska was born in Warsaw and came to England aged 7 in 1940. This was some months after the invasion of Poland, and she arrived with her parents in a coal boat, crossing the Channel from France to Falmouth.
The family had little money, and Farnborough Hill Convent gave her a virtually free education in homage to her native …