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Barnett [née Rowland], Dame Henrietta Octavia Weston (1851-1936), social reformer

Seth Koven

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/30610

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Barnett [née Rowland], Dame Henrietta Octavia Weston (1851-1936), social reformer, was born in Clapham, Surrey, on 4 May 1851, the daughter of Alexander William Rowland (d. 1869), whose family fortune derived from Rowland's Macassar Oil Company, and Henrietta Monica Margaretta Ditges (d. 1851). Her mother died shortly after giving birth ...

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