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Brackenbury, Georgina Agnes (1865–1949), portrait painter and suffrage campaigner, was born at the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, on 1 July 1865, the fifth of nine children of Charles Booth Brackenbury (1831–1890), an officer in the Royal Artillery who became director of the Artillery College, Woolwich...

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Georgina Agnes Brackenbury (1865–1949) self-portrait © private collection

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Browne, Felicia Mary (1904–1936), artist and political activist, was born at The Elms, Weston Green, Thames Ditton, Surrey, on 18 February 1904, the third daughter and the fourth of five children of Harold Browne (1875–1924), company director, who worked in his family's advertising agency, and his wife, ...

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Dunlop, Marion Wallace- (1864–1942), suffragist and artist, was born on 22 December 1864 at Leys Castle, Inverness, in Scotland, the daughter of Robert Henry Wallace-Dunlop, of the Bengal civil service, and his wife, Lucy Dowson (1836–1914). Two of her sisters, Madeline and Rosalind Wallace-Dunlop...

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Marion Wallace- Dunlop (1864–1942) by unknown photographer, 1909 © Museum of London, neg. number 15346, ref. CL02/7448

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Fane [née Wellesley-Pole], Priscilla Anne, countess of Westmorland (1793–1879), diplomatic service wife and artist, was born on 13 March 1793. Her father was William Wellesley-Pole (1763–1845), brother of the duke of Wellington and Lord Wellesley; he was himself created Baron Maryborough in 1821, and succeeded his brother as ...

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Garrett, Agnes (1845–1935), interior designer and suffragist, was born on 12 July 1845 at The Uplands, Aldeburgh, Suffolk, the seventh of eleven children of Newson Garrett (1812–1893), merchant, and his wife, Louisa (1813–1903), daughter of John Dunnell of Marylebone, Middlesex. She was educated at a boarding-school in ...

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Grace Evelyn Mary Vandeleur Gifford (1888–1955) by Sean O'Sullivan, 1933 © courtesy of the Artist's Estate; National Gallery of Ireland

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Gifford [married name Plunkett], Grace Evelyn Mary Vandeleur (1888–1955), artist and Irish nationalist, was born at 8 Temple Villas, Palmerston Road, Rathmines, Dublin, on 4 March 1888, one of the twelve children of Frederick Gifford (d. 1917), a solicitor, and his wife, ...

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Housman, Clemence Annie (1861–1955), illustrator and suffragette, was born on 23 November 1861 at Bromsgrove (her birth registered, nameless, as 'female'), the third child and first daughter of Edward Housman (1831–1894), a solicitor, and his wife, Sarah Jane Williams (1828–1871). Her eldest brother was the poet ...

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Ledeboer, Judith Geertruid (1901–1990), architect and public servant, was born on 8 September 1901 at Almelo, in the Netherlands, the second of six children of Willem Ledeboer (1873–1943), a banker, and Harmina Engelbertha van Heek (1873–1959). The family moved to London soon after her birth, and she was educated at ...

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Lucas [née Stern], Alice Theresa (1853–1924), parliamentary candidate, was born at 92 Gloucester Place, Marylebone, London, on 6 May 1853, the third of four children of David Stern (1807–1877), Viscount de Stern in the Portuguese nobility, a merchant banker from ...

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Mee [née Brown; other married name Bartlett], Margaret Ursula (1909–1988), political activist and botanical artist, was born on 22 May 1909 at The Crest, White Hill, Chesham, Buckinghamshire, one of three daughters of George John Henderson Brown (d. 1938), insurance clerk, and his wife, ...

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Moorhead, Ethel Agnes Mary (1869–1955), suffragette and painter, was born on 28 August 1869 at Fisher Street, Maidstone, Kent, one of six children of George Alexander Moorhead (d. 1911/12), an army surgeon of Irish extraction, and his wife, Margaret Humphries (1833–1902), an Irishwoman of French Huguenot extraction. She spent a peripatetic childhood in ...

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(Estelle) Sylvia Pankhurst (1882–1960) by Bassano, 1927 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Pankhurst, (Estelle) Sylvia (1882–1960), political activist, writer, and artist, was born at 1 Drayton Gardens, Old Trafford, Manchester, on 5 May 1882, the second of five children of Dr Richard Marsden Pankhurst (1835/6–1898), a barrister, and his wife, Emmeline Pankhurst (1858–1928), the daughter of ...

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(Catherine Maria) Anna Mercer Parnell (1852–1910) by Henry O'Shea, c. 1878 © reserved