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Duff [née Eames], Margaret Doreen [Peggy] (1910–1981), political activist, was born at 51 Wolseley Gardens, Chiswick, Middlesex, on 8 February 1910, the elder daughter and middle child of Frank Eames, stockbrokers' clerk, organist, and later secretary of the Incorporated Society of Musicians...

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Rackham [née Tabor], Clara Dorothea (1875–1966), suffragist and political activist, was born at 44 Lansdowne Road, Notting Hill, London, on 3 December 1875, the fifth and youngest child and second daughter of Henry Samuel Tabor, a nervous, pessimistic, and shy member of a Congregationalist and public-spirited farming family long settled in the ...

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Southgate, Walter Charles (1890–1986), political activist and co-founder of the National Museum of Labour History, was born on 8 May 1890 at 49 North (later Northiam) Street, South Hackney, London, one of seven children of William James Southgate (1854–1919), quill pen cutter, and his wife, ...

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Tiedeman, May Louise Seaton- (1864?–1948), campaigner for divorce law reform, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the daughter of Alfred Herbert Seaton, an export merchant and lay preacher. She claimed descent from Scottish Presbyterians on one side of her family and from English Anglicans on the other. The ...