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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...


Lucas, Margaret Bright (1818–1890), temperance activist and suffragist, was born on 14 July 1818 at Rochdale, Lancashire, the youngest daughter of Jacob Bright (1775–1851), cotton mill proprietor, and his second wife, Martha, née Wood (d. 1830). Several of her ten siblings, notably ...


Mason, Bertha (1855–1939), temperance campaigner and suffragist, was born at Groby Lodge, Ashton under Lyne, Lancashire, on 17 May 1855, the elder daughter of Hugh Mason (1817–1886) a paternalist mill owner, and his second wife, Betsey, née Buckley (1830–1861). ...