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Elmy, Elizabeth Clarke Wolstenholmelocked

  • Sandra Stanley Holton


Elmy, Elizabeth Clarke Wolstenholme (1833–1918), campaigner for women's rights, was born on 30 November 1833, in the Manchester area, daughter of Joseph Wolstenholme, a Methodist minister, and his first wife, Elizabeth Clarke, the daughter of a cotton spinner; Elizabeth died shortly after her daughter's birth. Doubly orphaned by the age of fourteen, ...

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, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)