Mary Ward Settlement


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Education Muriel Box
At Surbiton she disliked the educational regime of the headmistress, Miss Proctor, more than any she had known. She could bear the English literature, foreign languages, and religious instruction (which, as before, she converted into...
Occupation Susan Tweedsmuir
ST began her career (her own term) in welfare work under the ægis of Mrs. Humphry Ward .
Tweedsmuir, Susan. The Lilac and the Rose. G. Duckworth.
She began by serving food to crippled children at the Passmore Edwards Settlement (later the Mary...
Occupation Mary Augusta Ward
University Hall , MAW 's first settlement house in Bloomsbury and the forerunner of the Passmore Edwards Settlement , officially opened in Gordon Square, London.
Sutherland, John. Mrs. Humphry Ward. Clarendon Press.
Occupation Mary Augusta Ward
The Passmore Edwards Settlement , brainchild of MAW , had its official opening.
Sutherland, John. Mrs. Humphry Ward. Clarendon Press.
Occupation Mary Augusta Ward
MAW 's plan to educate handicapped children at the Passmore Edwards Settlement led to the opening of its ground-breaking Invalid Children's School , with the first classrooms equipped for children with disabilities.
Sutherland, John. Mrs. Humphry Ward. Clarendon Press.
Trevelyan, Janet Penrose. The Life of Mrs. Humphry Ward. Constable.
Occupation Mary Augusta Ward
The settlement's school for disabled children, its play schools, and summer schools were an enormous success, and were eventually copied world-wide. As a tribute to the invaluable role played by MAW in its foundation, the...
Occupation Muriel Box
Muriel's mother surprised her by sympathising with her desire to get into pictures, while her father saw nothing wrong with being a typist.
Box, Muriel. Odd Woman Out. Leslie Frewin.
She began working in films as a teenage extra in The...
Occupation Jane Ellen Harrison
After rejecting an offer from her former mentor Dorothea Beale to teach at her old school, Cheltenham Ladies' College , made in 1898, JEH gave several lectures at the Passmore Edwards Institute in Bloomsbury on...
politics Mary Augusta Ward
In a public debate over suffrage at the Passmore Edwards Settlement in London, Millicent Garrett Fawcett defeated MAW (by 235 votes to 74).
Sutherland, John. Mrs. Humphry Ward. Clarendon Press.
Textual Features Rhoda Broughton
This novel begins with the death of Althea Vane's father, and her mother's subsequent decision to escape from her conventional role and abandon her children,
Jones, Shirley et al., editors. “’LOVE’: Rhoda Broughton, Writing and Re-writing Romance”. Popular Victorian Women Writers, Manchester University Press, pp. 208-36.
thereby effectively orphaning Althea and her three sisters. Two...


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