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Adler, Henrietta [Nettie] (1868–1950), social worker and Jewish political activist, was born in London on 1 December 1868, the elder daughter of Rabbi Dr Hermann Adler (1839–1911) and his wife, Rachel Joseph (d. 1912). Her father was the son of Dr Nathan Marcus Adler...

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Browne, Kathleen Anne (1876–1943), politician and historian, was born at Bridgetown, co. Wexford, on 31 October 1876, the eldest daughter of Michael Browne, landowner and farmer, and his wife, Mary Eleanor Stafford, of Rathronan Castle, Wexford. She was educated at the Bridgetown national school...

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Brugha, Caitlin [née Catherine Mary Kingston] (1879–1959), company director and politician, was born Catherine Mary Kingston, at Birr (or Parsonstown), co. Offaly, on 9 December 1879, the daughter of William Kingston, shopkeeper, and his wife, Catherine, née Roche. She was educated at the ...

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Callan [née Hughes], Margaret (c. 1817–c. 1883), Irish nationalist, was born about 1817 in Newry, co. Down, one of the six daughters and five sons of Philip Hughes, a merchant in Newry, and his wife, Susanna, the daughter of Patrick Gavan...

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Concannon [née Walsh], Helena (1878–1952), historian and politician, was born in Maghera, co. Londonderry, on 28 October 1878, one of the four daughters and three sons of Louis Walsh (d. 1917) and his wife, Elizabeth, née Donnelly, who were proprietors of ...

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Cuffe [née Bischoffsheim], Ellen Odette, countess of Desart (1857–1933), philanthropist and politician, was born at 18 Cornwall Terrace, Marylebone, London, on 1 September 1857, the eldest of two daughters of Henry Louis Bischoffsheim (1829–1908), banker and philanthropist, and his wife, Clara (or Clarissa) Biedermann (1837–1922)...

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Czira [née Gifford], Sidney [pseud. John Brennan] (1889–1974), journalist and Irish republican activist, was born at 8 Temple Villas, Palmerston Road, Rathmines, Dublin, on 3 August 1889, the youngest daughter and youngest of the twelve children (six boys and six girls) of ...

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Devlin [married name Campbell], Anne (1781–1851), Irish nationalist, the daughter of Winifred Dwyer and her husband, Bryan Devlin, a dairy farmer, was born at Cronebeg, near Aughrim, co. Wicklow. Her father moved the family to a 30 acre property at Corballis, near ...

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Dillon [née Mathew], Elizabeth (1865–1907), Irish nationalist, born at 6 Pembroke Villas, Richmond, Surrey, on 2 March 1865, was the eldest daughter and second child of Sir James Charles Mathew (1830–1908), judge, and his wife, Elizabeth Blackmore, née Biron. The Mathews were a ...

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Dugdale [née Balfour], Blanche Elizabeth Campbell (1880–1948), author and Zionist, was born on 23 May 1880 at 32 Addison Road, Holland Park, London. Generally known as Baffy, she was the eldest of the five children of Eustace James Anthony Balfour (1854–1911), an architect and the youngest brother of the prime minister ...

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Blanche Elizabeth Campbell Dugdale (1880–1948) by unknown photographer private collection / National Portrait Gallery, London

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See Faulkner, (Arthur) Brian Deane, Baron Faulkner of Downpatrick

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Pamela Fitzgerald (1776?–1831) by Mallary, 1800 [front, with her daughter Pamela] National Gallery of Ireland

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Fitzgerald, Pamela [formerly Anne Caroline Stéphanie Sims; Lady Edward Fitzgerald] (1776?–1831), celebrity and associate of Irish nationalists, was almost certainly the illegitimate daughter of Louis-Philippe Joseph, duc d'Orléans (1747–1793), cousin of Louis XVI of France, and his mistress, (Caroline) Stéphanie Félicité Brulart, ...

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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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(Edith) Maud Gonne (1866–1953) by Sarah Purser, 1898 © Estate of Sarah Henrietta Purser; courtesy the Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery of Modern Art, Dublin

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Gonne, (Edith) Maud (1866–1953), Irish nationalist, was born on 21 December 1866 at Tongham Manor, near Farnham, Surrey, eldest daughter of Captain Thomas Gonne (1835–1886) of the 17th lancers and his wife, Edith Frith Cook (1844–1871), daughter of William Cook, merchant, and Margaretta Cockayne Frith...

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Green [née Stopford], Alice Sophia Amelia [known as Alice Stopford Green] (1847–1929), historian and Irish nationalist, was born on 31 May 1847 at Kells, co. Meath, the seventh of the nine children of the Revd Edward Adderley Stopford (1810?–1874), archdeacon of ...

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Hall [née Waddington], Augusta, Lady Llanover (1802–1896), promoter of the Welsh national revival, was born on 21 March 1802 at Tŷ Uchaf, Llanofer, Monmouthshire, the youngest daughter of Benjamin Waddington (1749–1828), landowner, and of Georgina Mary Ann (1771–1850), daughter of John Port...