Women's Education Union


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politics Maria Grey
With the assistance of her sister Emily Shirreff , MG founded the National Union for the Improvement of the Education of Women of All Classes .
Ellsworth, Edward W. Liberators of the Female Mind: The Shirreff Sisters, Educational Reform, and the Women’s Movement. Greenwood, 1979.
politics Emily Shirreff
In 1871 ES worked with her sister Maria Grey to establish the National Union for the Education of Women of all Classes ; ES worked as honorary secretary and also co-edited (with George Bartley )...
Textual Production Emily Shirreff
Further to her work as honorary secretary of the organization which she and her sister had founded, ES co-edited the Journal of the Women's Education Union.
British Library Catalogue.
Stephen, Sir Leslie, and Sidney Lee, editors. The Dictionary of National Biography. Smith, Elder, 1908.
Textual Production Emily Shirreff
In 1872 ES published a pamphlet describing the activities of the organization with which she and her sister were involved: The Work of the National Union. This had a second edition the following year.
British Library Catalogue.


17 November 1871
17 November 1871
June 1872
The Girls' Public Day School Company was founded in London by the National Union (Women's Education Union) to establish schools for girls.