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Ashford, Ethel Bright (1883–1980), barrister, was born at 20 Marlow Road, Beckenham, Kent, on 18 March 1883, the third daughter and fourth of five children of Henry Bright Ashford (1851–1926), a commercial traveller and later a hosiery manufacturer and warehouseman, and his wife, ...

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Ethel Bright Ashford (1883–1980), by Hanslip Fletcher, 1942

City of Westminster Archives Centre

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Chatterjee [née Broughton], Gladys Mary, Lady Chatterjee (1883–1969), industrial welfare promoter and barrister, was born in Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh, India, on 30 October 1883, the second daughter in the family of two daughters and one son of William Barnard Broughton (...

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Gladys Chatterjee (1883–1969), by Bassano Ltd, 1925

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Clapham, Olive Catherine [married name Miles] (1898–1973), barrister, was born at Green Mount Villas, Wakefield, Yorkshire, on 21 January 1898, the third child and only daughter of Walter Clapham (1858–1902), printer, part proprietor of the Wakefield Free Press, and a Liberal councillor in ...

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Cobb, Monica Mary Geikie (1891–1946), barrister, was born at 12 St Swithin Street, Winchester, on 8 March 1891, the third child and only daughter of the Revd William Frederick Cobb (later Geikie Cobb; 1857–1941), assistant curate of Holy Trinity, Winchester, and assistant secretary of the ...

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Monica Cobb (1891–1946), Lafayette, 1926

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Davies [married name Calvert], Theodora Llewelyn (1898–1988), barrister and penal reform campaigner, was born at 12 Village Road, Oxton, Birkenhead, on 18 April 1898, the second daughter and youngest of three children of Maurice Llewelyn Davies (1864–1939), manager for the ...

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Davy, Beatrice Honour (1885–1966), barrister and later solicitor, was born at 29 Southernhay, Exeter, Devon, on 13 December 1885, the daughter of Henry Davy FRCP (1855–1922), consulting physician at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, and his first wife, Beatrice Mary, ...

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Deverell, Averil Katherine Statter (1893–1979), barrister, was born at 26 Leeson Park, Dublin, on 2 January 1893, the only daughter of Ada Kate Statter Carr (1864–1952), and her husband, William Deverell (1862–1934). She had a twin brother, William Berenger Statter Deverell...

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Kyle, Frances Christian [Fay] (1894–1958), barrister, was born in Belfast on 30 October 1894, the youngest of two children of Robert Alexander Kyle (1851–1931) the owner of a high-class outfitter/drapers, and his wife Kathleen Frances, née Bates (c....

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Tata [married name Lam], Mithan Ardeshir [Mithibai] (1898–1981), social reformer and barrister, was born in Maharashtra in west India, on 2 March 1898, the daughter of the social reformer Herabai Tata, and her husband, the industrialist Ardeshir Bejonji Tata...