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Ashurst, Elizabeth Ann [Eliza] (c. 1814–1850), translator and campaigner for women's rights and against slavery  

Jonathan Spain

Ashurst, Elizabeth Ann [Eliza] (c. 1814–1850), translator and campaigner for women's rights and against slavery, was born in Muswell Hill, Middlesex, the eldest child of William Henry Ashurst (bap. 1791?, d. 1855), of Muswell Hill, and his wife, Elizabeth Ann, née Brown (...

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Simon [née Harvey], Dame Kathleen Rochard, Viscountess Simon (1863/4–1955), slavery abolitionist  

Sybil Oldfield

Simon [née Harvey], Dame Kathleen Rochard, Viscountess Simon (1863/4–1955), slavery abolitionist, was born in Kyle, co. Wexford, Ireland, the elder of the two daughters of Francis Eugene Harvey of Kyle and his wife, Frances Elizabeth, daughter of John Pollock. In later years she ascribed her love of liberty and hatred of servitude to her parents' influence. She was educated privately and at various schools in ...