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Faithfull, Emilylocked

(1835–1895)
  • Felicity Hunt

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Faithfull, Emily (1835–1895), publisher and women's activist, was born on 27 May 1835 at Headley rectory, Surrey, the youngest of five daughters and the last of eight children of Ferdinand Faithfull, rector of Headley, and his wife, Elizabeth Mary Harrison, née Timberlake. Little is known of her early life, but she was educated at home and attended a school in ...

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