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Charlotte Elizabeth Treadwin [née Dobbs] (1821–1890) 

Treadwin

The manufacturer and dealer in Honiton lace, Charlotte Elizabeth Treadwin, established a successful business in Exeter, and received a royal warrant from Queen Victoria. She exhibited eliza lace flounce at the Great Exhibition in 1851. Her legacy was not only her skilled work and achievements as a lace maker and designer, but also as a historian and collector of lace.

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JUNE 9, 2022

What's New: June 2022

This month’s update adds the lives of nine women active over three centuries: a leading soprano, an actress and novelist, the author of a moral essay, painters of birds in India and still lifes in Norfolk, a promoter of Devon lace, a reviver of handmade textile crafts, an early film critic, and a documentary film maker.  Read the summary of new content here.

MAY 5, 2022

What's New: May 2022

This month’s update adds 12 new lives in the fields of education, science, literature and the stage, and sport. Read the introduction here.

APRIL 13, 2022

What's New: April 2022

This month’s update adds 12 new articles with a special focus on Victorian working-class poets, introduced by Kirstie Blair. Read the introduction here.