Helena Swanwick

Standard Name: Swanwick, Helena


Connections Sort descending Author name Excerpt
Family and Intimate relationships Mary Agnes Hamilton
MAH 's father, Robert Adamson , educated at Edinburgh University , became Professor of Logic and Metaphysics successively at Owens College (later merged in Manchester University), and the Universities of Aberdeen and then Glasgow ...
Friends, Associates Isabella Ormston Ford
Besides the Ford sisters, other members of the UDC included founding member James Ramsay MacDonald , executive committee member Helena Swanwick , and Vernon Lee , who was a good friend of IOF 's sister...
Friends, Associates Mary Gawthorpe
Literary responses Mary Gawthorpe
She took it in good part when Teresa Billington told her when one of her most headlong and disorganized speeches (given after taking a doctor's prescription for exhaustion) was pretty bad,
Gawthorpe, Mary. Up Hill to Holloway. Traversity Press, 1962.
and set...
Occupation Kathleen E. Innes
Prominent women in the UDC such as Helena Swanwick , dissatisfied with the UDC's lack of attention to women's issues, also belonged to the Women's International League. Kathleen was clearly of the same mind, for...
Occupation Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence
Helena Swanwick was the League's chair.
Pethick-Lawrence, Emmeline. My Part in a Changing World. Hyperion, 1976.
Occupation Margaret Haig, Viscountess Rhondda
Occupation Maude Royden
MR succeeded Helena Swanwick in the position of chairman of the Women's International League (WIL) .
Fletcher, Sheila. Maude Royden: A Life. Basil Blackwell, 1989.
Occupation Maude Royden
MR served on the executive committee of the NUWSS along with suffragists Dorothea Rackham , Chrystal Macmillan , Margaret Ashton , Catherine Marshall , Ida O'Malley , Kathleen Courtney , and Isabella Ford . By...
Occupation Lady Margaret Sackville
Members of the Union of Democratic Control also included Margaret Llewelyn Davies and Bertrand Russell . Helena M. Swanwick was a member of the Executive Committee, and LMS was one of twelve women besides her...
politics Lady Margaret Sackville
Some detail about the Union of Democratic Control is in order here because her membership of its General Council is at odds with the accepted image of LMS , and suggests that a side of...
politics Isabella Ormston Ford
Several members of the Women's International League were committed suffragists, including Helena Swanwick , Maude Royden , Margaret Ashton , Kate Courtney , and Charlotte Despard . Others were IOF 's old friends from the...
politics Maude Royden
Through her anti-war activities, MR became involved with the Women's International League (WIL) , a pacifist organisation founded by British women who had attended the Women's International Congress in Amsterdam in 1915. Back in England...


Artist Walter Sickert 's series of paintings entitled Camden Town Murder, depicting the murder of a prostitute, revolutionized the British art world.
15 April 1909
The Common Cause, the official organ of the National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies , began weekly publication in Manchester.
Early August 1914
In response to the support for Britain's war effort pledged by Millicent Garrett Fawcett and other National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies Executive Committee members, several leading members of the Union resigned to form the...
30 January 1920
The Common Cause, the official organ of the National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies , ended publication in London under this name, even as subtitle. The next number appeared as The Woman's Leader.
Helena Swanwick (suffragist, pacifist, sister of artist Walter Sickert ) published her memoir I Have Been Young.