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Greening, Edward Owen (1836–1923), co-operative movement activist and social reformer, was born on 17 August 1836 at Warrington, Lancashire. His father owned a small wire-drawing factory, and the family moved to Manchester in Edward's early years. There he attended the Quaker school in ...

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Grubb, Edward (1854–1939), pacifist and social reformer, was born on 19 October 1854 at Sudbury, Suffolk, the fourth of five children of Jonathan Grubb (1808–1894), banker and Quaker minister, and his second wife, Elizabeth Burlingham (1813–1893). The father was of Irish descent but lived his adult life in ...

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Kidd, Ronald Hubert (1889–1942), founder of the National Council for Civil Liberties, was born at 6 Montpelier Row, Blackheath, London, on 11 July 1889, the son of Leonard Joseph Kidd (1858–1926), surgeon, and his wife, Alice Maud, née Peek (1862–1945). He entered University College, London...

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Ronald Hubert Kidd (1889–1942) by Howard Coster, 1940 © National Portrait Gallery, London