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Dame Louisa Innes Lumsden (1840–1935) by Olive Edis, c. 1925 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Lumsden, Dame Louisa Innes (1840–1935), promoter of women's education, headmistress, and suffragist, was born on 31 December 1840 in Aberdeen. She was the seventh and youngest child of Clements Lumsden (d. 1853), advocate and writer to the signet, and his wife, Jane (...

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Porter, Mary Eliza (1835–1905), headmistress and promoter of women's education, was born in Chelsea, Middlesex, on 6 October 1835, and baptized at the Trevor Chapel (Independent), Bromptom Row on 14 February 1836, the eldest of three daughters of Joseph Long Porter (1809-1884...

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Walker, Mary Russell (1846–1938), headmistress and promoter of women's education, was born in Edinburgh, the first of two daughters of William Walker, accountant of the National Bank of Scotland, and his wife, Margaret Gray. She had what she described as 'a somewhat desultory...