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Lynn, Kathleen (1874–1955), physician and political activist, was born on 28 January 1874 at Mullafarry, near Killala, co. Mayo, Ireland, the second of four children of Robert Lynn (d. 1923), an Anglican clergyman, and his wife, Katharine Wynne (d. 1915). By 1886 the family had moved to ...

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Constance Georgine Markievicz, Countess Markievicz in the Polish nobility (1868–1927) by Keogh Brothers courtesy of the National Library of Ireland

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Markievicz [née Gore-Booth], Constance Georgine, Countess Markievicz in the Polish nobility (1868–1927), Irish republican and first woman elected to parliament, was born on 4 February 1868 at 7 Buckingham Gate, Pimlico, London, the eldest of the three daughters and two sons of ...

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(Florence) Patricia Alice McLaughlin (1916–1997) by unknown photographer © reserved; News International Syndication; photograph National Portrait Gallery, London

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McLaughlin, (Florence) Patricia Alice (1916–1997), politician, was born in Downpatrick, co. Down, on 23 June 1916, the only daughter of Canon F. B. Aldwell, Church of Ireland clergyman. She was educated at Ashleigh House, Belfast, and Trinity College, Dublin, where she read modern languages. From her schooldays she was a supporter of the ...

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Parker [née Kerr-Fisher; other married name Chichester], Dame Dehra (1882–1963), politician, was born on 13 August 1882 in the military hospital at Dehra Dun, north of Delhi, India, the only child of James Kerr-Fisher (1827–1891) of Kilrea, co. Londonderry, and Annie Kerr-Forsythe...

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Waring [née Parr], Margaret Alicia (1887–1968), politician, was born at Grappenhall Heyes, Warrington, Cheshire, on 14 November 1887, the youngest daughter and last of the four children of Joseph Charlton Parr (1837–1920), banker, industrialist, and landowner, who served as mayor of Warrington...