Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
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Partly through her membership of the Kensington Society (a social and political discussion group of about fifty women inaugurated in 1865), JB broadened her acquaintance with significant members of the feminist movement, including Frances Power Cobbe
In 1865, the Kensington Society , a quarterly women's discussion group devoted to social and political issues, held their inaugural meeting. SJB became a member through her connections with Queen's College .
HT 's radical socialist principles were evident in her work for educational and land reform, as well as in her effort in 1885 to stand for parliament.
As Philippa Levine puts it in the Oxford...
Stephen, Sir Leslie, and Sidney Lee, editors. The Dictionary of National Biography. Smith, Elder, 1908.
23 May 1865
The Kensington Society , a quarterly women's discussion group devoted to social and political issues, held its inaugural meeting in London.