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Holt, Emma Georgina (1862–1944), philanthropist and supporter of women's higher education, was born on 10 January 1862 at Bradstones, Sandfield Park, West Derby, Liverpool, the only child of George Holt (1825–1896), merchant and shipowner (co-founder of the Lamport and Holt Line), and his wife, ...

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Paton, Catherine Forrester- (1855–1914), philanthropist and a founder of women's missionary training in Scotland, was born on 1 June 1855 at Claremont Bank, Alloa; she was the second child and only daughter of Alexander Forrester (1823–1883), merchant and woollen manufacturer, and his wife, ...

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Elisabeth Jesser Reid (1789–1866) by unknown photographer © National Portrait Gallery, London / Oxford University Press

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Reid [née Sturch], Elisabeth Jesser (1789–1866), slavery abolitionist and founder of Bedford College, London, was born on 25 December 1789 in London, the second of two daughters of William Sturch (1753–1838), a wealthy Unitarian ironmonger, and his wife, Elisabeth (1759/60–1841). In 1821 ...