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Rosalind Frances Howard, countess of Carlisle (1845–1921) by George Howard, ninth earl of Carlisle, 1868 © National Portrait Gallery, London


Howard [née Stanley], Rosalind Frances, countess of Carlisle (1845–1921), promoter of women's political rights and of temperance reform, was born on 20 February 1845, probably at Alderley, Cheshire. She was the youngest daughter of Edward John Stanley, second Baron Stanley of Alderley...


Jones [later Leif-Jones], Leifchild Stratten, Baron Rhayader (1862–1939), temperance advocate and politician, was born at 44 Albert Street, Regent's Park, London, on 16 January 1862. The fourth son of Thomas Jones (known as Jones Treforris) of Morriston, Glamorgan (1819–1882), a Congregational minister who served as president of the Congregational unions in ...


Martyn, Edith How (1875–1954), suffragist and advocate of birth control, was born on 17 June 1875 at Bexley Road, Lessness Heath, Erith, Kent, the daughter of Edwin How, grocer, and his wife, Anne Darley. She was educated at The Hall, Cheltenham, and North London Collegiate School for Girls...