Born: October 9, 1848, Woolaston, Gloucestershire, England.
Died: February 16, 1923, Banbury, Oxfordshire, England.
Buried: Friends (Quaker) Meeting House, Sibford Gower, Oxfordshire, England.
Laura was the daughter of Francis William Dibbin (1811–1874), and wife of Thomas Chant of Bridgewater (married 1877).
She was a Sister of the Sophia Wards in the London Hospital, and a lecturer on literary and social subjects.