Louisa Twining

Standard Name: Twining, Louisa


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Friends, Associates Frances Power Cobbe
She was drawn into this work through her friendships with Louisa Twining and Margaret Elliot , daughter of the Dean of Bristol .
Cobbe, Frances Power. Life of Frances Power Cobbe. Houghton, Mifflin, 1894.
1: 281, 291
Mitchell, Sally. Frances Power Cobbe: Victorian Feminist, Journalist, Reformer. University of Virginia Press, 2004.
Friends, Associates Emily Faithfull
EF suffered in various ways as a result of the trial. The sense that she had prevaricated, at the very least, alienated many of her associates on The English Woman's Journal, including Emily Davies
Publishing Frances Power Cobbe
FPC 's first published essay, about an Italian workhouse, appeared over the initial C in Louisa Twining 's Journal of the Workhouse Visiting Society.
Mitchell, Sally. Frances Power Cobbe: Victorian Feminist, Journalist, Reformer. University of Virginia Press, 2004.
Textual Production Emily Faithfull
EF also published Mary Merryweather 's Experience of Factory Life.
Fredeman, William E. “Emily Faithfull and the Victoria Press: An Experiment in Sociological Bibliography”. The Library, Vol.
, No. 2, pp. 139-64.
As a publisher she produced a high proportion of texts by female authors, including Frances Power Cobbe , Sarah Stickney Ellis , Louisa Twining


Louisa Twining first visited the poor, around her childhood home in the Strand.
Louisa Twining began her work with the inmates of the Strand workhouse.
1857 or 1858
Louisa Twining initiated the Workhouse Visiting Society some years after a visit to the Strand Workhouse left her shocked at the loneliness and isolation that the inmates faced.
Louisa Twining became secretary of the newly-founded Workhouse Visiting Society .
Testifying before a Select Committee on Poor Relief, Louisa Twining noted of poor females that service . . . is the only occupation they can follow in life.
Louisa Twining and several prominent male reformers joined together to found the Association for the Improvement of Workhouse Infirmaries .
The Association for Promoting Trained Nursing in Workhouse Infirmaries and Sick Asylums was founded.
The Women Guardians Society was founded.
Louisa Twining was elected Poor Law Guardian in Kensington.


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