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Chisholm [née Jones], Caroline

Joanna Bogle.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; World History; Migration Studies. 1228 words.

Chisholm [née Jones], Caroline (1808–1877), immigration administrator, was born on 30 May 1808 at Wootton, Northampton, the youngest of twelve children of William Jones, a farmer, and his...

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Macpherson, Annie Parlane

Judy Collingwood.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Migration Studies; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates. 937 words.

Macpherson, Annie Parlane (1825–1904), promoter of child emigration, was born on 2 June 1825 in Campsie, by Milton, Stirlingshire, and baptized there on 26 June 1825, the eldest of the...

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Rye, Maria Susan

Judy Collingwood.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; World History; Migration Studies. 1156 words.

Rye, Maria Susan (1829–1903), social reformer and promoter of emigration, was born on 31 March 1829 at 2 Lower James Street, Golden Square, London, the eldest of the nine children of Edward...

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Stirling, Emma Maitland

Philip Girard.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Migration Studies; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates. 1031 words.

Stirling, Emma Maitland (1838/9–1907), activist in child welfare and emigration to Canada, was born in Edinburgh, youngest of the eleven children of John Stirling (1786–1853), financier and...

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Thompson, Edith Marie

Jean Williams.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; World History; Migration Studies. 1362 words.

Thompson, Edith Marie (1877–1961), sports and empire settlement administrator, was born at 44 Russell Road, Kensington, London, on 19 May 1877, the only daughter of William Frederic...

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