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Alex, (Edward) Ephraim (1800–1882), founder of the Jewish Board of Guardians

Doreen Berger.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law; Social and Cultural History; Welfare and Poverty; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Ethnic Politics. 839 words.

Alex, (Edward) Ephraim (1800–1882), founder of the Jewish Board of Guardians, was born on 12 December 1800 in St Katherine in the City of London. He was the eldest surviving son of Solomon...

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Bourne, William Sturges (1769–1845), politician and poor-law reformer

David Eastwood.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Welfare and Poverty; UK Politics. 1272 words.

Bourne, William Sturges (1769–1845), politician and poor-law reformer, was born on 7 November 1769 as William Sturges, the only son of the Revd John Sturges DD (1736/7–1807), prebendary of...

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Bush, Rice (c. 1610–1649), pamphleteer on poor relief

Paul Slack.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Social and Cultural History; Welfare and Poverty; Political Theory. 777 words.

Bush, Rice (c. 1610–1649), pamphleteer on poor relief, came to prominence in the public debates about new institutions for social welfare which took place in London at the end of the civil...

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Day, William (1797–1849), assistant poor-law commissioner

R. A. Lewis.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Welfare and Poverty; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 773 words.

Day, William (1797–1849), assistant poor-law commissioner, was born on 15 December 1797, the eldest of the three children of William Day (d. 1807) and his wife, Susannah (d. 1810), of...

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Lidgett, Elizabeth Sedman (1843–1919), poor-law guardian and suffragist

Jane Martin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Welfare and Poverty; Politics; Gender and Politics. 759 words.

Lidgett, Elizabeth Sedman (1843–1919), poor-law guardian and suffragist, was born on 26 August 1843 at 20 Arbour Terrace, Mile End, London, the daughter of John Lidgett of Hull, a London...

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Marryott, Matthew (bap. 1670, d. 1731/2), workhouse promoter and contractor

Tim Hitchcock.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Welfare and Poverty; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 1188 words.

Marryott, Matthew (bap. 1670, d. 1731/2), workhouse promoter and contractor, was born in Olney, Buckinghamshire, where he was baptized on 18 September 1670, the son of Matthew Marryott. The...

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Mason, (Marianne) Harriet (1845–1932), poor-law inspector

Katherine Field.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Welfare and Poverty; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 955 words.

Mason, (Marianne) Harriet (1845–1932), poor-law inspector, was born at 61 York Terrace, Marylebone, Middlesex, on 19 February 1845, the daughter of George William Mason (1819–1891) and his...

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Mott, Charles (bap. 1788, d. 1851), assistant poor law commissioner

David Hirst.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Welfare and Poverty; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 1128 words.

Mott, Charles (bap. 1788, d. 1851), assistant poor law commissioner, was baptized on 28 August 1788 at Loughton, Essex, the tenth of eleven children of John Mott, keeper of The Crown inn,...

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Nevile, Mildred Mary (1927–2012), anti-poverty campaigner and human rights advocate

Julian Filochowski and Anne Forbes.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Welfare and Poverty; Politics; Society and Culture. 1551 words.

Nevile, Mildred Mary (1927–2012), anti-poverty campaigner and human rights advocate, was born on 2 July 1927 at Wellingore Hall, Wellingore, near Sleaford, Lincolnshire, the youngest of...

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Senior [née Hughes], Jane Elizabeth (1828–1877), workhouse and school inspector and philanthropist

Helen Jones.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Welfare and Poverty; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Organization and Management of Education. 1278 words.

Senior [née Hughes], Jane Elizabeth (1828–1877), workhouse and school inspector and philanthropist, was born on 10 December 1828 at Uffington House, Uffington, Berkshire, the only daughter...

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