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Chisholm [née Jones], Caroline (1808–1877), immigration administrator

Joanna Bogle.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; World History; Migration Studies. 1228 words.

Chisholm [née Jones], Caroline (1808–1877), immigration administrator, was born on 30 May 1808 at Wootton, Northampton, the youngest of twelve children of William Jones, a farmer, and his...

Finn [née McCaul], Elizabeth Ann (1825–1921), author and supporter of Jewish settlement in Palestine

Deborah Manley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Migration Studies; Literature. 727 words.

Finn [née McCaul], Elizabeth Ann (1825–1921), author and supporter of Jewish settlement in Palestine, was born on 14 March 1825 in Warsaw, the eldest child of the Hebrew scholar the Revd...

Grimes, Mary Katharine (1861–1921), promoter of emigration

Judy Collingwood.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Migration Studies. 570 words.

Grimes, Mary Katharine (1861–1921), promoter of emigration, was born on 26 September 1861 in Funchal, Madeira, the eldest of three daughters of John Ralph Grimes and his wife, Mary Ann,...

Howard [née Bollin; other married names Alpenny, Blanchard], Caroline Cadette (1821–1907), businesswoman and promoter of emigration and employment for women

A. James Hammerton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Migration Studies; Business and Management; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 854 words.

Howard [née Bollin; other married names Alpenny, Blanchard], Caroline Cadette (1821–1907), businesswoman and promoter of emigration and employment for women, was born on 3 August 1821, in...

Jones, Lewis (1837–1904), settler in Patagonia and writer

Walter A. Brooks.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Migration Studies; Maps and Map-making; History of the Americas. 1465 words.

Jones, Lewis (1837–1904), settler in Patagonia and writer, was born in Pool Lane, Caernarfon, on 30 January 1837, the first of six children (only three of whom survived) of Stephen Jones,...

Joyce [née Rice], Ellen (1832–1924), organizer of women's emigration

Julia Bush.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Migration Studies; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 1338 words.

Joyce [née Rice], Ellen (1832–1924), organizer of women's emigration, was born on 12 January 1832, the first of two children of Francis William Rice (1804–1878) and his wife, Harriet Ives (dnull...

Macpherson, Annie Parlane (1825–1904), promoter of child emigration

Judy Collingwood.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Migration Studies; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates. 937 words.

Macpherson, Annie Parlane (1825–1904), promoter of child emigration, was born on 2 June 1825 in Campsie, by Milton, Stirlingshire, and baptized there on 26 June 1825, the eldest of the...

Rye, Maria Susan (1829–1903), social reformer and promoter of emigration

Judy Collingwood.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; World History; Migration Studies. 1168 words.

Rye, Maria Susan (1829–1903), social reformer and promoter of emigration, was born on 31 March 1829 at 2 Lower James Street, Golden Square, London, the eldest of the nine children of Edward...

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

Philip Girard.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Migration Studies; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates. 1031 words.

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...

Thompson, Edith Marie (1877–1961), sports and empire settlement administrator

Jean Williams.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; World History; Migration Studies. 1362 words.

Thompson, Edith Marie (1877–1961), sports and empire settlement administrator, was born at 44 Russell Road, Kensington, London, on 19 May 1877, the only daughter of William Frederic...