Social Democratic Federation

Connections

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politics Annie Besant
AB went to Paris as one of the Social Democratic Federation 's delegates commemorating the hundredth anniversary of the French Revolution.
Taylor, Anne. Annie Besant: A Biography. Oxford University Press, 1992.
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politics Annie Besant
AB joined the Social Democratic Federation in 1888, after having become a friend of Herbert Burrows . In November of that year she attended the International Trades Union Congress held in London.
Taylor, Anne. Annie Besant: A Biography. Oxford University Press, 1992.
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politics Clementina Black
In 1889 CB met and began work with John Burns , trade union member of the Social Democratic Federation and champion of dock workers during the strike of 1889.
Glage, Liselotte. Clementina Black: A Study in Social History and Literature. Carl Winter, 1981.
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politics Clara Codd
Around 1903 when CC joined the Theosophists, she also became a member of the Social Democratic Federation .
Crawford, Elizabeth. The Women’s Suffrage Movement. the Taylor & Francis Group, 1999.
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On her return from Ireland to Bath, where her family had moved, she became involved...
politics Charlotte Despard
CD became joint honorary secretary of the WSPU , which had recently moved to London from Manchester. (She probably resigned at this time from the Social Democratic Federation ).
Mulvihill, Margaret. Charlotte Despard: A Biography. Pandora, 1989.
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politics Charlotte Despard
By the following year she had joined the Social Democratic Federation and the Independent Labour Party .
Mulvihill, Margaret. Charlotte Despard: A Biography. Pandora, 1989.
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politics Charlotte Despard
This was an opportunity to support on a wider scale the welfare of those she also cared for at Nine Elms: mothers and children, and the old or unemployed. She supported free school meals and...
politics Katharine Bruce Glasier
Soon after her conversion to socialism in November 1890, Katharine Conway, afterwards KBG , became involved with several socialist organizations. She joined the Bristol Socialist Society and the Clifton and Bristol branches of the Fabian Society
politics Margaret Harkness
She was an active member of various socialist parties between 1887 and 1891, including the Social Democratic Federation and the Independent Labour Party , though she later called socialism both foolish and wrong.
Goode, John. “Margaret Harkness and the Socialist Novel”. The Socialist Novel in Britain: Towards the Recovery of a Tradition, edited by H. Gustav Klaus, Harvester Press, 1982, pp. 45 -66.
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politics Vernon Lee
VL attended (as an observer rather than a supporter) meetings of the Fabian Society , the Social Democratic Federation , and the Fellowship of the New Life .
Beckman, Linda Hunt. Amy Levy: Her Life and Letters. Ohio University Press, 2000.
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politics William Morris
In early 1883 WM became a member of the Social Democratic Federation . After disagreements with its leader, H. M. Hyndman , Morris and others formed the Socialist League in late 1884. He left this...
politics Emmeline Pankhurst
EP defined herself as a Socialist although she did not join the Social Democratic Federation because of the anti-feminist views of its leadership. Along with her husband, she was an early member of the Fabian Society
politics Helen Taylor
HT helped form, with Henry Mayers Hyndman , the Democratic Federation , which held its inaugural meeting on this date.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
under Hyndman
Robson, Ann P., John M. Robson, John Stuart Mill, Harriet Taylor, and Helen Taylor. “Introduction and Editorial Materials”. Sexual Equality, University of Toronto Press, 1994, p. vii - xxxv; various pages.
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politics Helen Taylor
This organization eventually became known as the Social Democratic Federation .
Stephen, Sir Leslie, and Sidney Lee, editors. The Dictionary of National Biography. Smith, Elder, 1908.
Robson, Ann P., John M. Robson, John Stuart Mill, Harriet Taylor, and Helen Taylor. “Introduction and Editorial Materials”. Sexual Equality, University of Toronto Press, 1994, p. vii - xxxv; various pages.
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Publishing Helen Taylor
HT also contributed articles to the Social Democratic Federation 's weekly newspaper Justice.
Robson, Ann P., John M. Robson, John Stuart Mill, Harriet Taylor, and Helen Taylor. “Introduction and Editorial Materials”. Sexual Equality, University of Toronto Press, 1994, p. vii - xxxv; various pages.
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Timeline

August 1884
The Democratic Federation (founded three years earlier by Henry Mayers Hyndman and Helen Taylor ) changed its name to the Social Democratic Federation.
December 1884
Eleanor Marx , William Morris , and Edward Aveling were among those who formed the Socialist League after abandoning the Social Democratic Federation in protest over H. M. Hyndman 's leadership.
13 November 1887
Police broke up a meeting of the Social Democratic Federation (militant radicals, many of them Irish) held in Trafalgar Square, London; the day became known as Bloody Sunday.
1911
The Social Democratic Federation merged with other activist groups to form the British Socialist Party (not to be confused with the Labour Party , which had been in being for a decade).