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date: 08 July 2020

Ashurst, Elizabeth Ann [Eliza]locked

(c. 1814–1850)
  • Jonathan Spain

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Ashurst, Elizabeth Ann [Eliza] (c. 1814–1850), translator and campaigner for women's rights and against slavery, was born in Muswell Hill, Middlesex, the eldest child of William Henry Ashurst (bap. 1791?, d. 1855), of Muswell Hill, and his wife, Elizabeth Ann, née Brown (...

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