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date: 21 August 2019

New, Edith Bessielocked

  • Frances Bevan


New, Edith Bessie (1877–1951), suffragette, was born at 24 North Street, Swindon, Wiltshire, on 17 March 1877, the fourth of five children of Frederic New (1844–1878), a clerk at the Great Western Railway works, and his second wife, Isabella, née Frampton...

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