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Weaver, Harriet Shawlocked

(1876–1961)
  • Rachel Cottam

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Weaver, Harriet Shaw (1876–1961), political activist and journal editor, was born in Frodsham, Cheshire, on 1 September 1876, the sixth of eight children of Frederic Poynton Weaver (d. 1913), a medical doctor, and his wife, Mary Wright (d. 1909). The family was wealthy, her mother having inherited a fortune from her father, made in the cotton industry. She was educated at home, by a governess, first in ...

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