Becker, Lydia Ernestine
- Linda Walker
Becker, Lydia Ernestine (1827–1890), suffragist leader, daughter of Hannibal Leigh Becker (1803–1877), a chemical manufacturer, and Mary Becker (1807–1855), daughter of James Duncuft, a Hollinwood mill owner, was born in Cooper Street, Manchester, on 24 February 1827. She was the eldest of fifteen children. Her grandfather, ...