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Fisher [née Ilbert], Lettice (1875–1956), social worker, was born on 14 June 1875 at 19 Southwick Street, Kensington, London, the eldest daughter of Sir Courtenay Peregrine Ilbert (1841–1924), clerk of the House of Commons, and his wife, Jessie, née Bradley (1850-1923/4). After attending ...

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Kahan [née Langridge], Barbara Joan (1920–2000), social worker, was born on 18 March 1920 at Station House, Horsted Keynes, Sussex, the youngest child of Alfred George Langridge, railway clerk and later station master, and his wife, Emily Kathleen, née Bromley. She grew up in a bookish home. The family's Methodism, which she later forswore for agnosticism, inculcated a strong sense of social justice and a taste for public service. She participated in her mother's local good works, and remembered the workhouse where she took part in a Christmas pantomime and the plight of the strikers and their families in 1926. In the 1930s, at her prompting, a refugee Jewish girl came to stay, who became her '...

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McDougall [née Long], Kate Florence [Kay] (1910–1999), psychiatric social worker, was born on 6 November 1910 at 55 Pantel Road, Camberwell, London, the eldest of the three children of Richard Sylvester Long, brass finisher, and his wife, Kate Adelaide, née Griffin. Both her parents were Londoners, living for many years in ...

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Roycroft, (Eric) Brian (1933–2002), social worker, was born on 29 October 1933 at a nursing home at Kingsway, Frodsham, Cheshire, the oldest child of Herbert Charles Roycroft and his wife, Florence Winifred, née Ashmole, both residential social workers. His father was governor's assistant at ...