Show Summary Details

Page of
PRINTED FROM Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. © Oxford University Press, 2018. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single article in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy).

Thurtle [née Lansbury], Dorothylocked

  • Stephen Brooke


Thurtle [née Lansbury], Dorothy (1890–1973), campaigner for contraceptive and abortion rights, was born at 105 St Stephen's Road, Bow, east London, on 15 November 1890, the sixth child of the eight daughters and four sons of the working-class Labour politician George Lansbury (1859–1940)...

Also in this article

You do not currently have access to this article


Please login to access the full content.


Access to the full content requires a subscription