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date: 24 January 2020

Webb [née Potter], (Martha) Beatricelocked

(1858–1943)
  • John Davis

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Webb [née Potter], (Martha) Beatrice (1858–1943), social reformer and diarist, and Sidney James Webb Baron Passfield (1859–1947), social reformer and politician, were among the most prominent and productive pioneers of social science in Britain. Beatrice, as she was always known, was born on 22 January 1858 at ...

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