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date: 16 September 2019

Walker, Mary Russelllocked

(1846–1938)
  • Nigel Shepley

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Walker, Mary Russell (1846–1938), headmistress and promoter of women's education, was born in Edinburgh, the first of two daughters of William Walker, accountant of the National Bank of Scotland, and his wife, Margaret Gray. She had what she described as 'a somewhat desultory' private education in ...

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