Nellie Babington

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameEllen Mabel Liederskron "Nellie"•Babington (Horne-)
Used nameNellie•Babington
Born12 June 1877 in City of London, England (GBR)
Died10 September 1956 in Camberley, England (GBR)
AffiliationsEdinburgh Ladies, Edinburgh (GBR) / East Sheen, East Sheen (GBR)
NOC Great Britain


Nellie Horne won the Southern Championship in 1907. At the London Olympics the following year, when she was then Mrs Babington after marrying Major Stafford Charles Babington of the Royal Engineers, she finished 18th overall in the Double National Round, with a best finish of 15th on the 50 yards target. She went on to win the Northern Counties Championship in 1910, and the event the following year had the fifth best overall score, but did win the prize for the most hits.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1908 Summer Olympics Archery GBR Nellie Babington
Double National Round, Women (Olympic) 18