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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, ...

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McClung [née Mooney], Nellie Letitia (1873–1951), suffragist and writer, was born at Chatsworth, Grey county, Ontario, Canada, on 20 October 1873, the youngest of seven children and the third daughter of John Mooney (c.1813–1893), an Irish immigrant farmer and his Scottish-born wife, ...

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Nellie Letitia McClung (1873–1951) by C. Jessop National Archives of Canada / PA-030212

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Rigby [née Rayner], Edith (1872–1950), suffragette, was born on 18 October 1872 at 1 Pole Street, Preston, Lancashire, the second of seven children of Alexander Clement Rayner (1841/2–1916), surgeon, and his wife, Mary, née Pilkington Sharples (known as Polly). She was educated at ...

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Willard, Frances Elizabeth (1839–1898), social activist and suffragist, was born on 28 September 1839 in Churchville, New York, the fourth of five children (only three of whom survived infancy) of Mary Thompson Hill (1805–1892), a teacher, and Josiah Flint Willard (1805–1868), a gentleman farmer and businessman. ...