Beresford Hope

Standard Name: Hope, Beresford


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Family and Intimate relationships Lucy Knox
Her father, the Hon. Stephen Edmond Spring Rice , forged lifelong friendships with Alfred Tennyson , Thomas Carlyle , and Edward FitzGerald during his years at Bury St Edmunds Grammar School and Trinity College, Cambridge


17 January 1889
Supported by the Society for Promoting Women as County Councillors , Margaret, Lady Sandhurst , and Jane Cobden became the first women to be elected to the newly formed London County Council .
18 March 1889
As a result of the suit of Beresford Hope v. Sandhurst, Margaret, Lady Sandhurst , lost her position on the London County Council .