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Webb [née Potter], (Martha) Beatrice

John Davis

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/36799

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Webb [née Potter], (Martha) Beatrice (1858–1943), social reformer and diarist, and Sidney James Webb Baron Passfield (1859–1947), social reformer and politician, were among the most prominent and productive pioneers of social science in Britain. Beatrice, as she was always known, was born on 22 January 1858 at ...

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