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Barmby [née Watkins], Catherine Isabella [pseud. Kate] (1816/17–1853), utopian socialist and writer on women's emancipation

Barbara Taylor.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Theory; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 1303 words.

Barmby [née Watkins], Catherine Isabella [pseud. Kate] (1816/17–1853), utopian socialist and writer on women's emancipation, was the daughter of Bridstock Watkins, a government officer....

Barnes [née Cappuccio], Annie (c. 1887–1982), socialist and suffragist

Elizabeth Crawford.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Theory; Politics; Gender and Politics. 789 words.

Barnes [née Cappuccio], Annie (c. 1887–1982), socialist and suffragist, probably born in Stepney, was the eldest of the twelve children of Lorenzo Cappuccio (c.1868–1935) and his wife,...

Barney, Nora Stanton Blatch

Cynthia Farr Brown.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 1015 words.

Barney, Nora Stanton Blatch (30 September 1883–18 January 1971), women's rights activist, women’s rights activist, was born in Basingstoke, England, the daughter of William Henry Blatch, a...

Barrett, Rachel (1874–1953), suffragette and newspaper editor

Caroline Morrell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Politics; Gender and Politics. 861 words.

Barrett, Rachel (1874–1953), suffragette and newspaper editor, was born on 12 November 1874 at 23 Union Street, Carmarthen, the daughter of Welsh-speaking parents, Rees Barrett, land and...

Barrett, Rosa Mary (1855–1936), social reformer and feminist

Sybil Oldfield.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 790 words.

Barrett, Rosa Mary (1855–1936), social reformer and feminist, was born in Jamaica, the youngest of the four surviving children of William Garland Barrett (1812–1865), Congregational...

Barron, Jennie Loitman

Jilda M. Aliotta.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Politics; Gender and Politics. 1040 words.

Barron, Jennie Loitman (12 October 1891–28 March 1969), suffragist, lawyer, and judge, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the daughter of Morris Loitman, a needle trades worker and later an...

Bascom, Florence

Jill S. Schneiderman.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Education; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Geology and the Lithosphere. 1307 words.

Bascom, Florence (14 July 1862–18 June 1945), geologist and educator, was born in Williamstown, Massachusetts, the daughter of suffragist Emma Curtiss and John Bascom, a professor at...

Bateson, Mary (1865–1906), historian and suffragist

Mary Dockray-Miller.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; Politics; Gender and Politics. 1511 words.

Bateson, Mary (1865–1906), historian and suffragist, was born on 12 September 1865 at Ings House, Robin Hood's Bay, Yorkshire, the daughter of William Henry Bateson (1812–1881), master of...

Baxter [née Young], (Mary) Kathleen (1901–1988), advocate of women's rights

Diana Grantham Reid.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 861 words.

Baxter [née Young], (Mary) Kathleen (1901–1988), advocate of women's rights, was born on 30 May 1901 to a Roman Catholic family in Bradford, Yorkshire, the eighth child in the family of...

Bebb [married name Thomson], Gwyneth Marjory (1889–1921), campaigner for women's admission to the legal profession

Rosemary Auchmuty.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 2145 words.

Bebb [married name Thomson], Gwyneth Marjory (1889–1921), campaigner for women's admission to the legal profession, was born at Brasenose House, High Street, Oxford, on 27 October 1889, the...

Becker, Lydia Ernestine (1827–1890), suffragist leader

Linda Walker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Gender and Politics. 1789 words.

Becker, Lydia Ernestine (1827–1890), suffragist leader, daughter of Hannibal Leigh Becker (1803–1877), a chemical manufacturer, and Mary Becker (1807–1855), daughter of James Duncuft, a...

Belmont, Alva Erskine Smith Vanderbilt

Katheryn P. Viens.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Politics; Gender and Politics. 1416 words.

Belmont, Alva Erskine Smith Vanderbilt (17 January 1853–26 January 1933), social leader and suffragist, was born Alva Erskine Smith in Mobile, Alabama, the daughter of Murray Forbes Smith,...

Bennett, Louise [Louie] (1870–1956), suffragist, trade unionist, and pacifist

Sybil Oldfield.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Politics and Law; Politics; Gender and Politics. 788 words.

Bennett, Louise [Louie] (1870–1956), suffragist, trade unionist, and pacifist, was born in Temple Road, Temple Hill, near Dublin, the eldest of five daughters and five sons of an auctioneer...

Bensusan, Inez Isabel (1871–1967), actress, playwright, and suffragist

Naomi Paxton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online June 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Politics; Gender and Politics. 1221 words.

Bensusan, Inez Isabel (1871–1967), actress, playwright, and suffragist, was born at Barrack Hill, Old South Head Road, in the Paddington district of Sydney, Australia, on 11 September...

Bentinck, Ruth Mary Cavendish- [née Ruth Mary St Maur] (1867–1953), women's suffragist and socialist

David Doughan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Theory; Politics; Gender and Politics. 1065 words.

Bentinck, Ruth Mary Cavendish- [née Ruth Mary St Maur] (1867–1953), women's suffragist and socialist, was born in Tangier on 21 October 1867, the illegitimate daughter of Edward Adolphus...

Bernays, Doris Elsa Fleischman

Peter E. Mayeux.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Business and Management. 1115 words.

Bernays, Doris Elsa Fleischman (18 July 1892–10 July 1980), pioneer public relations counsel and early feminist, was born in New York City, the daughter of Samuel E. Fleischman, an...

Bethune, Mary Jane McLeod

Darlene Clark Hine.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 1036 words.

Bethune, Mary Jane McLeod (10 July 1875–18 May 1955), organizer of black women and advocate for social justice, was born in Mayesville, South Carolina, the child of former slaves Samuel...

Biggs, Caroline Ashurst (1840–1889), novelist and campaigner for women's suffrage

Jonathan Spain.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Politics; Gender and Politics. 981 words.

Biggs, Caroline Ashurst (1840–1889), novelist and campaigner for women's suffrage, was born in St Margaret's, Leicester, on 23 August 1840, the second daughter of Matilda Ashurst Biggs...

Biggs, Matilda Ashurst (1816/17–1866), campaigner for women's rights and supporter of Italian independence

Jonathan Spain.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; European Politics. 1697 words.

Biggs, Matilda Ashurst (1816/17–1866), campaigner for women's rights and supporter of Italian independence, was born in Muswell Hill, Middlesex, the second daughter of William Henry Ashurst...

Billinghurst, (Rosa) May (1875–1953), suffragette

Hayley Trueman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Gender and Politics. 809 words.

Billinghurst, (Rosa) May (1875–1953), suffragette, was born on 31 May 1875 at 35 Granville Park, Lewisham, London, the second of nine children of Henry Francombe Billinghurst (c.1832–1912),...