Royal baby to be born in Jewish-funded wing

By Simon Fidler, July 22, 2013
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The third in line to the throne will be born in the Lindo Wing at London's St Mary’s Hospital.

Frank Lindo, born in 1872, was a descendant of the wealthy Heilbut family on his mother’s side.

Frank Lindo married British aristocrat Violet Portman, who was a member of the board at St Mary’s.

By the time of his death in 1938, Lindo had donated over £100,000 to the hospital. On the morning of the opening of the Lindo wing, he donated over £5000 to ensure that it had no debts. 

Last updated: 9:23pm, July 23 2013