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Alden, Sir Percy (1865–1944), social worker and politician

M. C. Curthoys and Tim Wales.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Work; UK Politics. 1808 words.

Alden, Sir Percy (1865–1944), social worker and politician, was born at Walton Street, in St Thomas's parish, Oxford, on 6 June 1865, the third of six sons (there was also a daughter) of...

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Ashley, John [Jack], Baron Ashley of Stoke (1922–2012), politician

David Howell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights. 2206 words.

Ashley, John [Jack], Baron Ashley of Stoke (1922–2012), politician, was born on 6 December 1922 at 34 Wellington Street, Widnes, Lancashire, the son of John Ashley (d. 1927), a labourer in...

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Cooper, Joan Davies (1914–1999), social worker and civil servant

William Utting.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Work; UK Politics; Political Institutions. 808 words.

Cooper, Joan Davies (1914–1999), social worker and civil servant, was born on 12 August 1914 at 38 Fairfield Square, Droylsden, Manchester, the only daughter and elder child of Valentine...

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Large, Sir Peter (1931–2005), civil servant and campaigner for the rights of disabled people

Bert Massie.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; UK Politics; Political Institutions; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights. 1417 words.

Large, Sir Peter (1931–2005), civil servant and campaigner for the rights of disabled people, was born on 16 October 1931 at 100 Hawkeys Lane, Tynemouth, the son of Rosslyn Victor Large (d....

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Lyall [née Rostron], Dame Beatrix Margaret (1873–1948), social worker and local politician

Cordelia Moyse.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Social Work. 795 words.

Lyall [née Rostron], Dame Beatrix Margaret (1873–1948), social worker and local politician, was born on 27 October 1873 in Beddington Lane, Beddington, Surrey, the third of eight children...

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Morris, Alfred, Baron Morris of Manchester (1928–2012), politician and campaigner for disability rights

Tanni Grey-Thompson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights. 1597 words.

Morris, Alfred, Baron Morris of Manchester (1928–2012), politician and campaigner for disability rights, was born at 34 Grace Street, Manchester, on 23 March 1928, one of eight children...

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Profumo, John Dennis [Jack] (1915–2006), politician and social worker

Simon Heffer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Work; Social and Cultural History; UK Politics. 3558 words.

Profumo, John Dennis [Jack] (1915–2006), politician and social worker, was born on 30 January 1915 at 28 Basil Street, Kensington, the second son (the elder had died in infancy) and fourth...

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Somerville [née Gibb], Euphemia Gilchrist (1860–1935), social worker and local politician

Sue Innes.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Social Work. 1513 words.

Somerville [née Gibb], Euphemia Gilchrist (1860–1935), social worker and local politician, was born on 19 September 1860 in New Town, Dollar, Clackmannanshire, the daughter of William Gibb,...

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