No-Conscription Fellowship

Connections

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Family and Intimate relationships Virginia Woolf
Adrian (1883-1948) was the youngest Stephen child. After Vanessa's marriage he lived with Virginia at 29 Fitzroy Square, then moved with her to 38 Brunswick Square. Like Thoby, he studied at Trinity College, Cambridge ...
politics Virginia Woolf
Like many of her friends and associates, VW was staunchly anti-war. Her brother Adrian was an active pacifist and secretary of the No-Conscription Fellowship , and she and many friends were COs, or Conscientious...
politics Eva Gore-Booth
EGB and Esther Roper were among the organisers of the Women's International Congress held at The Hague. At about the same time they became speakers for the No-Conscription Fellowship .
Lewis, Gifford. Eva Gore-Booth and Esther Roper: A Biography. Pandora Press, 1988.
163-5
politics Eva Gore-Booth
Gore-Booth and Roper described themselves as extreme pacifists.
Lewis, Gifford. Eva Gore-Booth and Esther Roper: A Biography. Pandora Press, 1988.
163
Their work for the No-Conscription Fellowship (which was founded in early 1915 following a letter written by Fenner Brockway in November 1914) included travelling the...
Travel Eva Gore-Booth
During the war, as members of the No-Conscription Fellowship , they travelled around England speaking for conscientious objectors at their tribunals.
Hussey, Mark. Virginia Woolf A to Z. Facts on File, 1995.
244
Lewis, Gifford. Eva Gore-Booth and Esther Roper: A Biography. Pandora Press, 1988.
170

Timeline

November 1914
At Lilla Brockway 's suggestion, her husband, Fenner Brockway , wrote a letter that he printed in the Labour Leader calling for all war-resisters to contact him; the No-Conscription Fellowship was established by early 1915.
1938
The No-Conscription League was formed by former members of the No-Conscription Fellowship (founded by the efforts of Lilla and Fenner Brockway ) when the Peace Pledge Union refused to lobby against conscription.