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Caplin, Roxey Ann [formerly Emily Roxey Caplin] (1793–1888), corset maker, writer, and lecturer on health, was born in Canada, the daughter of English settlers; Canadian Indians taught her canoeing and swimming as a child. Probably trained as a milliner, she married about 1835, and by 1839 was living in ...

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Pigott, Robert (1736–1794), food and dress reformer, was born at Chetwynd Park, Shropshire, which had been in his family's possession for three centuries. There Robert's great-grandfather Walter Pigott had entertained Charles I, en route from Oxford to Naseby, in 1645. A grandson of ...

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Pomeroy [née Legge], Florence Wallace, Viscountess Harberton (1843/4–1911), dress reform campaigner, was the daughter of William Wallace Legge (d. 1868) of Malone House, Antrim, a wealthy landowner, and his wife, Eleanor Wilkie, daughter of Thomas Forster Adderstone of Northumberland. She married ...

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Florence Wallace Pomeroy, Viscountess Harberton (1843/44–1911) by unknown photographer, c. 1890 Buckman Papers

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Wood [née Chick], Frances (1883–1919), medical statistician, was born at 5 Newman Street, London, on Christmas Day 1883 to Samuel Chick (1841–1925), a prosperous lace dealer and property developer, and his wife, Emma (née Hooley) (1844–1931...

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Woods [married name Fowke], Hilda Mary (1892–1971), medical statistician and epidemiologist, was born at Doddershall, Buckinghamshire, on 25 August 1892, the eldest daughter of five surviving children of William Ashburnham Woods (1858–1935), farmer, and his wife, Mary Ann, née...