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Parkes [married name Belloc], Elizabeth Rayner [Bessie]locked

(1829–1925)
  • Joanne Shattock

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Parkes [married name Belloc], Elizabeth Rayner [Bessie] (1829–1925), campaigner for women's rights and journalist, was born in Birmingham on 16 June 1829, the daughter of Joseph Parkes (1796–1865), a lawyer and politician, and of Elizabeth Rayner Priestley (1797?–1877), who was the granddaughter of ...

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