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Haslam (née Heywood), Mary (1851–1922), welfare worker, philanthropist, and suffrage campaigner, was born at Newport Terrace, Bolton, Lancashire, on 11 August 1851, the second child and only daughter of Robert Heywood (1786–1868), cotton manufacturer, and his wife, Elizabeth, née...

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Haverfield [née Scarlett], Evelina (1867–1920), suffragette and aid worker, was born at Inverlochy Castle, Kingussie, on 9 August 1867, the third daughter of William Frederick Scarlett, third Baron Abinger (1826–1892), landowner and army officer, and his wife, Helen (c.1840–1915), daughter of ...

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Lees [née Buckley], Dame Sarah Anne (1842–1935), local politician, philanthropist, and suffragist, was born in Carrhill, Mossley, Yorkshire, on 13 November 1842, the fourth daughter and youngest of six children of Sarah Anne, née Seel (1804–1876), and her husband, ...

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Mordan, Clara Evelyn (1844–1915), suffragist and benefactor, was born on 28 September 1844 at 2 Barkham Terrace, St George's Road, Southwark, London, the elder of the two daughters of Augustus Mordan (d. 1901), manufacturer of mechanical pencils, and his wife, Elizabeth Jane...

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Lady Laura Elizabeth Ridding (1849–1939) by Schemboche, c. 1876 [The Riddings: and George Ridding (1828-1904)] © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Ridding [née Palmer], Lady Laura Elizabeth (1849–1939), suffragist and philanthropist, was born on 26 March 1849 at Harley Street, London, the daughter of Roundell Palmer (1812–1895), later the first earl of Selborne, and his wife, Lady Laura Waldegrave (1821–1885), the second daughter of ...

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Saull [Saul], William Devonshire (1783–1855), radical philanthropist and geological collector, was born on 21 April 1783 at Byfield, Northamptonshire, the son of William Saul and Elizabeth Devonshire. Nothing is known of Saull's early years, except that he married nineteen-year-old Elizabeth Weedon (1789–1860) at ...

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Solomon [née Thomson], Georgiana Margaret (1844–1933), philanthropist in South Africa and suffragette, was born at Haymount, near Kelso, Roxburghshire, on 18 August 1844, the daughter of George Thomson, an unsuccessful gentleman farmer, and Margaret Stuart Scott, of Abbotsmeadow, Melrose. She was educated in ...

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Swaine, Ann Sykes (bap. 1821, d. 1883), suffragist and philanthropist, was baptized at Birstall, Yorkshire, on 15 September 1821, the eldest of the four daughters of Edward Swaine and his wife, Martha Sykes. She was a spinster, and lived in York for the last twenty-eight years of her life, nursing her ageing father until her own death at the age of sixty-one. A Unitarian, ...