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Stirling, Emma Maitland (1838/9–1907), activist in child welfare and emigration to Canada

Philip Girard

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/67730

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Stirling, Emma Maitland (1838/9–1907), activist in child welfare and emigration to Canada, was born in Edinburgh, youngest of the eleven children of John Stirling (1786–1853), financier and landed gentleman, and his wife, Elizabeth, née Willing (1798/9–1874) of Philadelphia. A tradition of intermarriage, born of transatlantic trade connections, linked the ...

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Subjects: World History ; Migration Studies ; Social and Cultural History ; Ethical Issues and Debates

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