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date: 21 August 2019

Emmott [née Lees], (Mary) Gertrude, Lady Emmottlocked

(1866–1954)
  • Ruth Davidson

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Emmott [née Lees], (Mary) Gertrude, Lady Emmott (1866–1954), women’s rights campaigner and social reformer, was born at Waterhead Mill, Oldham, Lancashire, on 28 April 1866, the daughter of John William Lees (1830–1870), a master cotton spinner, and his wife ...

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