Pioneer Club


Connections Sort descending Author name Excerpt
Friends, Associates Ménie Muriel Dowie
Around this time, MMD also met Thomas Hardy .
Cunningham, Gail. The New Woman and the Victorian Novel. Macmillan.
Another woman writer who became her associate was John Strange Winter , whom she met through her membership in the Pioneer Club .
“19th Century British Library Newspapers”. Gale: 19th Century British Library Newspapers.
Glasgow Herald 301 (17 Dec 1894): 7
Leisure and Society Sarah Grand
SG now joined the Pioneer Club (founded by temperance campaigner Emily Caroline Langton Massingberd in 1892), which she called a club of women engaged in philanthropic pursuits, moral and religious.
Grand, Sarah. “Introduction; Chronology”. Sex, Social Purity and Sarah Grand: Volume 2, edited by Stephanie Forward, Routledge, pp. 1 - 12; 13.
In May 1894, however...
Leisure and Society Mona Caird
As well as the Society of Authors , MC belonged to the feminist Pioneer Club . The Men and Women's Club , however, felt her too radical and unpredictable to be desirable as a member...
Occupation Sarah Grand
SG began giving public lectures this year, the year after publishing her ground-breaking novel on syphilis, The Heavenly Twins. She lectured at the Pioneer Club , the Sunday Lecture Society (at St George's Hall...
politics Isabella Ormston Ford
She was also a member of the London-based Writers' Club , the Women's Institute —which embraced an educational programme of appalling size, to the frivolous mind—and the Pioneer Club , which counted IOF ,...
Textual Production Isabella Ormston Ford
IOF gave her first public speech when she decided to support striking female weavers in Leeds in October 1888. Despite her nervousness—she sometimes characterized herself as terrified by the faces gazing at me
Hannam, June. Isabella Ford. Basil Blackwell.


1892: Temperance campaigner Emily Caroline Langton...

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Temperance campaigner Emily Caroline Langton Massingberd (1847-1897) founded the Pioneer Club in London to bring together like-minded women and provide them with a social outlet other than marriage.


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