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Smith [née Veitch], Zepherina Philadelphialocked

(1836–1894)
  • June Hannam

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Smith [née Veitch], Zepherina Philadelphia (1836–1894), nurse and social reformer, was born on 1 April 1836 at Sopley, Hampshire, the elder daughter of the Revd William Douglas Veitch (1802?–1884), vicar of St Saviour's, Paddington, London (1862–73). Both her parents took an interest in the social welfare of the working class and, like many young women of her class and generation, ...

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