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Arnold, Ethel Margaret (1864/5–1930), journalist, author, and lecturer on female suffrage, was the daughter of Thomas Arnold (1823–1900), teacher and English scholar, and his wife, Julia Sorell (1826–1888). Her grandfather was Thomas Arnold (1795–1842), headmaster of Rugby School, her uncle Matthew Arnold (1822–1888)...

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Barrett, Rachel (1874–1953), suffragette and newspaper editor, was born on 12 November 1874 at 23 Union Street, Carmarthen, the daughter of Welsh-speaking parents, Rees Barrett, land and road surveyor, and Anne Barrett, née Jones. Educated at a private school in Stroud, she later won a scholarship to ...

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Heitland [née Bateson], Margaret (1860–1938), journalist and social activist, was born in Cambridge on 27 February 1860 in the master's lodge, St John's College. Daughter of William Henry Bateson (1812–1881), master of the college, and his wife, Anna, née Aikin (1829–1918), she had three sisters and two brothers; among them were ...

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Lawson [née Albury], Louisa (1848–1920), newspaper proprietor and suffragist in Australia, was born on 17 February 1848 on Guntawang station, near Mudgee, New South Wales, Australia, the second of the twelve children of Henry Albury (1825–1908), a station hand, and his wife, ...