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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Maritime History.

Of a ship, to sink at sea, generally understood to be by the flooding of its hull either through springing a leak or through striking a rock. Other causes of a ship sinking, such as...

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Feilding, Lady Mary (1823–1896), founder of the Working Ladies' Guild

Jane Garnett.

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. 991 words.

Feilding, Lady Mary (1823–1896), founder of the Working Ladies' Guild, was the eldest daughter of William Basil Percy Feilding, seventh earl of Denbigh (1796–1865), and of Mary Elizabeth...

Lamplugh [née Howell], Diana Elizabeth (1936–2011), fitness specialist, personal safety campaigner, and charity founder

Sarah J. Simpson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Ethical Issues and Debates; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 1352 words.

Lamplugh [née Howell], Diana Elizabeth (1936–2011), fitness specialist, personal safety campaigner, and charity founder, was born on 30 July 1936 at the Royal Nursing Home in Parabola Road,...

Reid [née Sturch], Elisabeth Jesser (1789–1866), slavery abolitionist and founder of Bedford College, London

Sybil Oldfield.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 652 words.

Reid [née Sturch], Elisabeth Jesser (1789–1866), slavery abolitionist and founder of Bedford College, London, was born on 25 December 1789 in London, the second of two daughters of William...

Paton, Catherine Forrester- (1855–1914), philanthropist and a founder of women's missionary training in Scotland

Isabel Lusk.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Religion and Education; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 810 words.

Paton, Catherine Forrester- (1855–1914), philanthropist and a founder of women's missionary training in Scotland, was born on 1 June 1855 at Claremont Bank, Alloa; she was the second child...

Lovelock [née Northover Smith], Irene May (1896–1974), founder of the British Housewives' League

Elizabeth A. McCarty.

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. 977 words.

Lovelock [née Northover Smith], Irene May (1896–1974), founder of the British Housewives' League, was born on 26 May 1896 at Wood Green, London, the elder daughter of William Northover...

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...

Kinnaird [née Hoare], Mary Jane, Lady Kinnaird (1816–1888), philanthropist and a founder of the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA)

Jane Garnett.

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. 1877 words.

Kinnaird [née Hoare], Mary Jane, Lady Kinnaird (1816–1888), philanthropist and a founder of the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA), was born on 14 March 1816 at Blatherwick Park,...

Holt, Emma Georgina (1862–1944), philanthropist and supporter of women's higher education

Adrian R. Allan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Education; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 1191 words.

Holt, Emma Georgina (1862–1944), philanthropist and supporter of women's higher education, was born on 10 January 1862 at Bradstones, Sandfield Park, West Derby, Liverpool, the only child...

Blackwell, Alice Stone

Kathleen Feeney.

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. 997 words.

Blackwell, Alice Stone (14 September 1857–15 March 1950), women's rights advocate and humanitarian reformer, women’s rights advocate and humanitarian reformer, was born in Orange, New...

Willing, Jennie Fowler

Joanne Carlson Brown.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations. 1360 words.

Willing, Jennie Fowler (22 January 1834–06 October 1916), evangelist, reformer, and church worker, was born in Burford, Canada West (present-day Ontario), the daughter of Horatio Fowler, a...