|Hilda Carline was born in London, her family were artists, notably her brothers Richard and Sydney. Studied at Percyval Tudor-Hart's Academie de Peinture in Hampstead in 1913, then during the World War I worked in the Women's Land Army in Suffolk. Studied at the Slade School of Art from 1918, winning several prizes, and through Gilbert Spencer met his brother Stanley, whom she later married and settled in 1925 in Cookham. Showed at the Royal Academy, Goupil Gallery, New English Arts Club. Her work was included in The Carline Family exhibition at Leicester Galleries in 1971. A retrospective show toured from Usher Gallery, Lincoln 1999. Harris Museum and Art Gallery in Preston holds her work.