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Acland [née Cunningham], Alice Sophia, Lady Acland (1849–1935), co-operative movement activist and advocate of women's advancement, was born on 3 February 1849 at Heath Lodge, Petersfield, Hampshire, the eldest daughter of the Revd Francis Macaulay Cunningham (1815/16–1899) and his wife, née Alice Charlotte Poore...

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Barton [née Stockton], Eleanor (1872/3–1960), socialist and co-operative movement activist, was born in the Manchester area, but the exact date and place are uncertain. Her father, William Stockton, was variously described as a porter, a prison warder, and a Chelsea pensioner. Her mother was ...

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Bury [née Walmsley], Martha Jane (1850–1913), co-operator, was born at 11 Grimshaw Park Lane, Blackburn, Lancashire, on 24 November 1850, the first daughter and second child of the three children of George Walmsley (d. 1853), headmaster of the Park Road Congregational day school...

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Ganley [née Blumfield], Caroline Selina (1879–1966), co-operative movement activist and politician, was born on 16 September 1879 at 33 Admiralty Street, East Stonehouse, Plymouth, the daughter of James Blumfield and his wife, Selina Mary (née Norgrove). Her father was a bombardier at the time of her birth, and later a tailor. She attended ...

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Lawrenson [née Molyneux], Mary Ann (1850–1943), co-operative movement activist and educationist, was born on 23 March 1850 at 49 Castle Street East, Marylebone, Middlesex, the eldest of eleven children of John Molyneux, printer, trade unionist, and co-operative movement activist, and his wife, ...

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Reddish, Sarah (1849–1928), co-operative movement activist and suffragist, was born at Fox’s Fold, Westleigh, Lancashire, on 3 October 1849, the daughter of Thomas Reddish or Redish (1827-1885), a silk warper and later a railway goods porter and warehouseman, and his wife ...

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Ridealgh [née Jewitt], Mabel (1898–1989), co-operator and politician, was born on 11 August 1898 at 19 Albert Terrace, Wallsend-on-Tyne, Northumberland, daughter of Mark Albert Jewitt, master butcher, and his wife, Lucy, formerly Burton. She was educated at elementary school and later attended evening classes, gaining a ...

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Slater [née Evans], Harriet (1903–1976), co-operative movement activist and politician, was born on 3 July 1903 at 90 Bond Street, Tunstall, Staffordshire, the daughter of John Edward Evans, a potter's placer, and his wife, Margaret Ball.

Harriet Evans was educated at Chell...

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Tomlinson [née Bamford], Annie (1870–1933), journalist and co-operator, was born at 26 Ashworth Street, Rochdale, Lancashire, on 29 June 1870, the daughter of Samuel Bamford (1848–1898), wool sorter and from 1875 editor of the Co-operative News, and his wife, Elizabeth Maskew (1846–1923)...

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Webb, Catherine (1859–1947), co-operative movement activist and writer, was born on 4 May 1859 at 4 Wilson Street, Battersea, London, the daughter of Thomas Edward Burgess Webb, a journeyman coppersmith, and his wife, Catherine (née Young). Her father was a founder of ...