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Garrett, Agnes (1845–1935), interior designer and suffragist, was born on 12 July 1845 at The Uplands, Aldeburgh, Suffolk, the seventh of eleven children of Newson Garrett (1812–1893), merchant, and his wife, Louisa (1813–1903), daughter of John Dunnell of Marylebone, Middlesex. She was educated at a boarding-school in ...

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Housman, Clemence Annie (1861–1955), illustrator and suffragette, was born on 23 November 1861 at Bromsgrove (her birth registered, nameless, as 'female'), the third child and first daughter of Edward Housman (1831–1894), a solicitor, and his wife, Sarah Jane Williams (1828–1871). Her eldest brother was the poet ...

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Mealmaker, George (1768–1808), weaver and radical, was born on 10 February 1768, the son of John Mealmaker, weaver, of the Seagate, Dundee, and Alison Auchinleck. Of Mealmaker's early life and education there is no direct information. Similarly, it is possible only to speculate about the sources of his political radicalism. A description of him from 1793 as '...

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Rushton, Benjamin (1785–1853), hand-loom weaver and radical agitator, was born at Dewsbury in Yorkshire, but later moved to Halifax, where he found employment as a fancy-worsted weaver, residing at Friendly Fold in the village of Ovenden. He married Mary Helliwell (b. 1786)...

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Smyth, Sir Robert, fifth baronet (1744–1802), patron of the arts and radical, was born on 10 January 1744 at Berechurch Hall, Essex, the son of the Revd Robert Smyth, vicar of Woolavington, Sussex, and his wife, Dorothy Lloyd. He was educated at Westminster School...