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Lady Evelyn ‘Zainab’ Cobbold

1933
Lady Evelyn ‘Zainab’ Cobbold (1867 – 1963) became the first British-born woman to perform Hajj in 1933, aged 65.

She published ‘Pilgrimage to Mecca’ in 1934.

Buried following Muslim traditions on her estate near Inverness in 1963.

  1933  /  History  /  Last Updated October 28, 2013 by Muslim Museum  /  Tags: , , ,