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Ward [née Arnold], Mary Augusta [known as Mrs Humphry Ward] (1851-1920), novelist, philanthropist, and political lobbyist

John Sutherland

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/36736

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Ward [née Arnold], Mary Augusta [known as Mrs Humphry Ward] (1851-1920), novelist, philanthropist, and political lobbyist, born on 11 June 1851 in Hobart Town, Van Diemen's Land, was the eldest child of Thomas Arnold (1823-1900), inspector of schools in Hobart Town, and his wife, Julia Sorell (1826-1888), daughter of William ...

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