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Cover Ayrton [née Marks], (Phoebe) Sarah [Hertha] (1854–1923)

Ayrton [née Marks], (Phoebe) Sarah [Hertha] (1854–1923)  

Maker: Héléna Arsène Darmesteter

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Sarah Ayrton [Hertha] (1854–1923), by Héléna Arsène Darmesteter

The Mistress and Fellows, Girton College, Cambridge

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Ayrton [née Marks], (Phoebe) Sarah [Hertha] (1854–1923), electrical engineer and suffragist  

Joan Mason

Ayrton [née Marks], (Phoebe) Sarah [Hertha] (1854–1923), electrical engineer and suffragist, was born Phoebe Sarah Marks on 28 April 1854 at 6 Queen Street, Portsea, Portsmouth, third child of Alice Theresa (d. 1898), seamstress, daughter of Joseph Moss, glass merchant of ...

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Black, Clementina Maria (1853–1922), political activist, suffragist, and writer  

Janet E. Grenier

Black, Clementina Maria (1853–1922), political activist, suffragist, and writer, was born on 27 July 1853 in Brighton, the eldest girl in the family of five daughters and three sons of David Black, solicitor, town clerk, and coroner of Brighton, and his wife, Clara Maria (1825–1875)...

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Cover Black, Clementina Maria (1853–1922)

Black, Clementina Maria (1853–1922)  

Maker: unknown photographer

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Clementina Maria Black (1853–1922) by unknown photographer, pubd 1912 The Women's Library, London Metropolitan University

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Codd, Clara Margaret (1876–1971), suffragette and theosophist  

Heloise Brown

Codd, Clara Margaret (1876–1971), suffragette and theosophist, was born on 10 October 1876 at Pill House, Bishops Tawton, Barnstaple, north Devon, the eldest of ten children of Henry Frederick Codd (d. 1899) and his wife, Clara Virginia, née Botto (1853–1927). She was educated at home by governesses, and at fifteen rejected Christianity and declared herself an atheist. When she was twenty-three her father, a school inspector, died and the family moved to ...

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Deroin, Jeanne (1805–1894), suffragist and socialist  

Pamela Pilbeam

Deroin, Jeanne (1805–1894), suffragist and socialist, was born in Paris on 31 December 1805. A seamstress with little formal schooling, in 1831 she was introduced to the Saint-Simonian sect by her future husband, Antoine Ulysse Desroches, the bursar of an old people's home. All acolytes were required to sign a statement of their beliefs and most wrote a fairly standard single sentence. ...

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Greig, Teresa Mary Billington- (1876–1964), suffragette and political theorist  

D. Thom

Greig, Teresa Mary Billington- (1876–1964), suffragette and political theorist, was born at 197 Friargate, Preston, Lancashire, on 15 October 1876, the second daughter of William Billington, variously described as an engineer, shopkeeper, and shipping clerk, and his wife, Helen (or Ellen) Wilson. She was educated until the age of thirteen at the ...

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Cover Greig, Teresa Mary Billington- (1876–1964)

Greig, Teresa Mary Billington- (1876–1964)  

Maker: unknown photographer

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Teresa Mary Billington- Greig (1876–1964) by unknown photographer The Women's Library, London Metropolitan University

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Cover Howard, Rosalind Frances, countess of Carlisle (1845–1921)

Howard, Rosalind Frances, countess of Carlisle (1845–1921)  

Maker: George Howard, ninth earl of Carlisle

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Rosalind Frances Howard, countess of Carlisle (1845–1921) by George Howard, ninth earl of Carlisle, 1868 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Howard [née Stanley], Rosalind Frances, countess of Carlisle (1845–1921), promoter of women's political rights and of temperance reform  

David M. Fahey

Howard [née Stanley], Rosalind Frances, countess of Carlisle (1845–1921), promoter of women's political rights and of temperance reform, was born on 20 February 1845, probably at Alderley, Cheshire. She was the youngest daughter of Edward John Stanley, second Baron Stanley of Alderley...

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Ker, Alice Jane Shannan Stewart (1853–1943), doctor and suffragette  

Krista Cowman

Ker, Alice Jane Shannan Stewart (1853–1943), doctor and suffragette, was born on 2 December 1853 at Deskford, Cullen, Banffshire, the eldest child of the Revd William Turnbull Ker (1824–1885), minister of the Free Church of Scotland, and his wife, Margaret Millar, née Stevenson (1826–1900)...

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Marshall, Catherine Elizabeth (1880–1961), suffragist and internationalist  

Jo Vellacott

Marshall, Catherine Elizabeth (1880–1961), suffragist and internationalist, was born on 29 April 1880 at Harrow on the Hill, Middlesex, the elder of two children of Francis E. Marshall (1847–1922), mathematics master at Harrow School, and his wife, Caroline, née Colbeck (d. 1927)...

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Martyn, Edith How (1874–1954), suffragist and advocate of birth control  

Hilary Frances

Martyn, Edith How (1874–1954), suffragist and advocate of birth control, was born at Adelaide Buildings, Bath Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, on 5 August 1874, the daughter of John How, grocer, and his wife, Hannah née Walker. She was educated at The Hall, Cheltenham, and ...

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Montefiore [née Fuller], Dora Frances Barrow (1851–1933), suffragist  

Karen Hunt

Montefiore [née Fuller], Dora Frances Barrow (1851–1933), suffragist, was born on 20 December 1851 and baptized (as Dora Frances) on 18 January 1852 at St Nicholas's Church, Tooting Graveney, the eighth of thirteen children of Francis Fuller (1807–1887), surveyor and railway entrepreneur, and his wife, ...

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Rackham [née Tabor], Clara Dorothea (1875–1966), suffragist and political activist  

Brian Harrison

Rackham [née Tabor], Clara Dorothea (1875–1966), suffragist and political activist, was born at 44 Lansdowne Road, Notting Hill, London, on 3 December 1875, the fifth and youngest child and second daughter of Henry Samuel Tabor, a nervous, pessimistic, and shy member of a Congregationalist and public-spirited farming family long settled in the ...

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Reeves [née Robison], Magdalen Stuart [known as Maud Pember Reeves] (1865–1953), suffragist and socialist  

Sally Alexander

Reeves [née Robison], Magdalen Stuart [known as Maud Pember Reeves] (1865–1953), suffragist and socialist, was born on 24 December 1865 at Mudgee, New South Wales, the third of ten children of William Smoult Robison, a bank manager, and his wife, Mary...

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Rigby [née Rayner], Edith (1872–1950), suffragette  

Heloise Brown

Rigby [née Rayner], Edith (1872–1950), suffragette, was born on 18 October 1872 at 1 Pole Street, Preston, Lancashire, the second of seven children of Alexander Clement Rayner (1841/2–1916), surgeon, and his wife, Mary, née Pilkington Sharples (known as Polly). She was educated at ...

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Russell, Katharine Louisa, Viscountess Amberley (1842–1874)  

Maker: George Howard, ninth earl of Carlisle

Katharine Louisa Russell, Viscountess Amberley (1842–1874) by George Howard, ninth earl of Carlisle, 1864 © reserved

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Russell [née Stanley], Katharine Louisa [Kate], Viscountess Amberley (1842–1874), radical and suffragist  

Ann P. Robson

Russell [née Stanley], Katharine Louisa [Kate], Viscountess Amberley (1842–1874), radical and suffragist, was born on 3 March 1842 at Alderley Park, Cheshire, into the strong-minded and eccentric family of the Stanleys of Alderley. She was the fifth daughter and eighth child in the family of seven girls and three boys of ...

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Sanderson, (Julia Sarah) Anne Cobden- (1853–1926), socialist and suffragette  

A. C. Howe

Sanderson, (Julia Sarah) Anne Cobden- (1853–1926), socialist and suffragette, was born on 26 March 1853 at Westbourne Terrace, London, the fifth of the six children of Richard Cobden (1804–1865), radical politician and statesman, and his wife, Catherine Anne (1815–1877), daughter of Hugh Williams...