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Bell, Gertrude Margaret Lowthian (1868–1926), traveller, archaeologist, and diplomatist, was born at Washington Hall, co. Durham, on 14 July 1868, the elder child and only daughter of (Thomas) Hugh Bell (1844–1931), an ironmaster, who succeeded his father as second baronet in 1904, and his first wife, ...

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Black, Clementina Maria (1853–1922), political activist, suffragist, and writer, was born on 27 July 1853 in Brighton, the eldest girl in the family of five daughters and three sons of David Black, solicitor, town clerk, and coroner of Brighton, and his wife, Clara Maria (1825–1875)...

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Braddock [née Bamber], Elizabeth Margaret [Bessie] (1899–1970), trade union activist and politician, was born at Zante Street, Liverpool, on 24 September 1899, the elder daughter of Hugh Bamber, bookbinder, and his wife, Mary, daughter of Andrew Little, an Edinburgh lawyer. Mary Bamber...

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Milner [née Maxse], Violet Georgina, Viscountess Milner (1872–1958), imperial activist, was born on 1 February 1872 at 38 Rutland Gate, Brompton, London, the youngest surviving child of Admiral Frederick Augustus Maxse (1833–1900), a Crimean War hero, landowner, and maverick politician, and his wife, ...

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Phillips, Marion (1881–1932), first Labour Party woman organizer, was born on 29 October 1881 at St Kilda, Melbourne, Australia, youngest in the family of three sons and four daughters of Phillip David Phillips (1836–1909), a well-to-do Australian-born Jewish lawyer, and his wife, Rose Asher...

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Russell [née Stanley], Katharine Louisa [Kate], Viscountess Amberley (1842–1874), radical and suffragist, was born on 3 March 1842 at Alderley Park, Cheshire, into the strong-minded and eccentric family of the Stanleys of Alderley. She was the fifth daughter and eighth child in the family of seven girls and three boys of ...

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Skeffington, Johanna Mary [Hanna] Sheehy- [née Johanna Mary Sheehy] (1877–1946), suffragist and Irish nationalist, was born on 24 May 1877 in the Millhouse, Kanturk, co. Cork, the eldest of four daughters and two sons of David Sheehy (1844–1932), mill owner, and his wife, ...