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Loane, Martha Janelocked

(1852–1933)
  • Susan L. Cohen

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Loane, Martha Jane (1852–1933), nurse and social commentator, was born on 7 February 1852 at 8 North Place, Eldad, Plymouth, Devon, to Jabez Loane (c.1821–1895), a master in the Royal Navy, and Jane, née Cooley (d. 1852). Her father remarried on 10 November 1852 and his second wife, ...

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