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See Lawrence, Penelope

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See Lawrence, Penelope

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Penelope Lawrence (1856–1932) by Sir William Orpen, 1926 courtesy Roedean Portrait Collection

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Lawrence, Penelope (1856–1932), a founder of Roedean School, Brighton, with her half-sisters Dorothy Lawrence (1860–1933) and Millicent Lawrence (1863–1925), was the only child of Philip Henry Lawrence (1822–1895), a solicitor and descendant of the nonconformist minister Philip Henry, and his first 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], Elizabeth Jesser (1789–1866), slavery abolitionist and founder of Bedford College, London, was born on 25 December 1789 in St Clement Danes, London, the second of two daughters of William Sturch (1753–1838), a wealthy Unitarian ironmonger, and his wife, Elisabeth, ...