Laura Ormiston Chant entry: Overview screen.
9 October 1848
Laura Ormiston Dibbin (later the social purity reformer LOC) was born at Woolaston
(sometimes known as 'Woollaston') in Gloucestershire
, where her father was then employed).
LOC published Verona and Other Poems
, whose title piece is a maternal feminist novel in verse.
At the height of her fame (or infamy) as a social reformer, LOC published her pamphlet on the theatre licensing conflict, Why We Attacked the Empire