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Pinsent [née Parker], Dame Ellen Frances (1866–1949), promoter of the mental health services, was born at Claxby, Lincolnshire, on 25 March 1866, the youngest of the eight children of Richard Parker, rector of Claxby, and his second wife, Elizabeth Coffin; Robert John Parker, ...


Shaughnessy, Peter Anthony [Pete] (1962–2002), mental health activist, was born on 14 September 1962 at Lambeth Hospital, south London, the son of John Shaughnessy, builder's labourer, and his wife, Elizabeth, née Bell. His parents were working-class immigrants from Galway, Ireland. At the time of his birth registration the family lived at ...


Peter Anthony Shaughnessy (1962–2002) by Justin Williams, 1998 PA Photos


Tuke, Samuel (1784–1857), asylum reformer and philanthropist, was born on 31 July 1784 at York, the second of the six children of Henry Tuke (1755–1814), tea dealer and Quaker writer, and Mary Maria Scott (1748–1815). In 1810 he married Priscilla Hack (1784–1827), daughter of ...