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Austin, Harriet N.

Jane B. Donegan.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Ethical Issues and Debates; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 986 words.

Austin, Harriet N. (1825–1891), hydropathic physician and health and dress reformer, was born in Connecticut but raised in Moravia, New York. Little is known about her parentage or early...

Bonn, Leopold Bernhard (1850–1929), banker and philanthropist

Anne Pimlott Baker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Banking; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights. 1026 words.

Bonn, Leopold Bernhard (1850–1929), banker and philanthropist, was born on 3 August 1850 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, the ninth child of Baruch Bonn, a prominent Jewish banker. He was...

Brooks, Walter Henderson

Adam Biggs.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates. 1287 words.

Brooks, Walter Henderson (30 August 1851–06 July 1945), clergyman, temperance leader, and poet, was born in Richmond, Virginia, the son of Albert Royal Brooks and Lucy Goode, slaves....

Buckley, Wilfred (1873–1933), promoter of clean milk and collector of antique glass

Philip Sheail.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Financial Aspects of Art; Ethical Issues and Debates. 1283 words.

Buckley, Wilfred (1873–1933), promoter of clean milk and collector of antique glass, was born at 27 Wheeleys Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, on 13 June 1873, the second son and second of the...

Caplin, Roxey Ann [formerly Emily Roxey Caplin] (1793–1888), corset maker, writer, and lecturer on health

Sarah Levitt.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Medicine and Health; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Education. 1061 words.

Caplin, Roxey Ann [formerly Emily Roxey Caplin] (1793–1888), corset maker, writer, and lecturer on health, was born in Canada, the daughter of English settlers; Canadian Indians taught her...

Cranston, Robert (1815–1892), founder of temperance hotels

Perilla Kinchin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 992 words.

Cranston, Robert (1815–1892), founder of temperance hotels, was born on 9 August 1815, at East Calder, near Edinburgh, the son of James Cranston, mason and innkeeper, and his wife, Janet...

Jarrett, Rebecca (1846–1928), prostitute and social purity activist

Beverley Grey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 992 words.

Jarrett, Rebecca (1846–1928), prostitute and social purity activist, was probably born in London on 3 March 1846, the youngest of thirteen children whose father had a rope-walk and shop off...

Kellor, Frances Alice

Christopher W. Diemicke.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1217 words.

Kellor, Frances Alice (20 October 1873–04 January 1952), social reformer and arbitration specialist, was born in Columbus, Ohio, the daughter of Daniel Kellor and Mary Sprau. The family...

Little [née Bewicke], Alicia Ellen Neve [known as Mrs Archibald Little] (1845–1926), author and campaigner against foot-binding

Sybil Oldfield.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Literature; Ethical Issues and Debates. 1216 words.

Little [née Bewicke], Alicia Ellen Neve [known as Mrs Archibald Little] (1845–1926), author and campaigner against foot-binding, was born in Madeira, the youngest of the three daughters and...

Massingberd, Emily Caroline Langton (1847–1897), women's club founder and temperance campaigner

Mark Clement.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 726 words.

Massingberd, Emily Caroline Langton (1847–1897), women's club founder and temperance campaigner, was born at 43 Durnford Street, East Stonehouse, Devon, on 19 December 1847, the first of...

Rayner [née Berkovitch], Claire Berenice (1931–2010), writer, broadcaster, and social campaigner

Jane Reed.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Labour and Demographic Economics; Journalism; Literature. 2686 words.

Rayner [née Berkovitch], Claire Berenice (1931–2010), writer, broadcaster, and social campaigner, was born at 24 Underwood Street, Stepney, London, on 22 January 1931, the eldest daughter...

Rout [married name Hornibrook], Ettie Annie (1877–1936), public health and birth control campaigner

Jane Tolerton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Ethical Issues and Debates. 1451 words.

Rout [married name Hornibrook], Ettie Annie (1877–1936), public health and birth control campaigner, was born on 24 February 1877 in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia, twin eldest of the...

Toplis, John (bap. 1775, d. 1857), mathematical teacher and translator

Anna M. Gielas.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online July 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 886 words.

Toplis, John (bap. 1775, d. 1857), mathematical teacher and translator, was born in Nottingham, where he was baptized at St Peter’s Church on 25 April 1775, the only child of John Toplis (null...

Yarros, Rachelle

Marilyn Elizabeth Perry.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Medicine and Health; Ethical Issues and Debates. 1248 words.

Yarros, Rachelle (18 May 1869–17 March 1946), physician and reformer, was born Rachelle Slobodinsky at Berdechev near Kiev, Russia, the daughter of Joachim Slobodinsky and Bernice (maiden...