Elizabeth Parkes

Standard Name: Parkes, Elizabeth
Used Form: Eliza Priestley


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Birth Marie Belloc Lowndes
MBL , the elder of two children, was born at 11 George Street, Marylebone, in lodgings, since her mother had returned from France for the birth but her grandmother did not want it to...
Cultural formation Bessie Rayner Parkes
BRP was born into an English, professional, well-known, liberal, Unitarian family.
Crawford, Anne, editor. The Europa Biographical Dictionary of British Women. Europa Publications, 1983.
Levine, Philippa. Feminist Lives in Victorian England: Private Roles and Public Commitment. Basil Blackwell, 1990.
Banks, Olive. The Biographical Dictionary of British Feminists. New York University Press, 1985.
Her mother was born in Pennsylvania, but had moved to England at the age of six.
Lowndes, Marie Belloc. I, Too, Have Lived in Arcadia. Macmillan, 1941.
Family and Intimate relationships Marie Belloc Lowndes
MBL 's American-born maternal grandmother, Elizabeth Parkes (widowed before Marie's birth), had held aloof from her daughter Bessie's political beliefs and struggles, but she was later happy to have Bessie and her family to stay...
Family and Intimate relationships Bessie Rayner Parkes
BRP 's mother, Eliza Priestley , was born in America, in a town called Northumberland, on the Susquehanna river, and was the eldest grand-daughter of the scientist, Joseph Priestley,
Lowndes, Marie Belloc. I, Too, Have Lived in Arcadia. Macmillan, 1941.
who had emigrated from England...


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