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Faithfull, Emily (1835–1895), publisher and women's activist, was born on 27 May 1835 at Headley rectory, Surrey, the youngest of five daughters and the last of eight children of Ferdinand Faithfull, rector of Headley, and his wife, Elizabeth Mary Harrison, née Timberlake. Little is known of her early life, but she was educated at home and attended a school in ...

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Hamlyn [formerly Hamburger], Paul Bertrand Wolfgang, Baron Hamlyn (1926–2001), publisher, businessman, and philanthropist, was born Paul Bertrand Wolfgang Hamburger on 12 February 1926 in Berlin, the second son and youngest of the four children of Professor Richard Hamburger (1884–1940), a distinguished Jewish paediatrician, and his wife, ...

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Huntley [née Carroll], Jessica Elleisse (1927–2013), publisher and community rights activist, was born on 23 February 1927 in Bagotstown, British Guiana, the only daughter and youngest of five children of James Carroll and his wife, Hectorine. Her father died when she was three, and her mother had to bring up her offspring in the rough area of ...