Margaret Llewelyn Davies

Standard Name: Davies, Margaret Llewelyn


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Family and Intimate relationships Virginia Woolf
Leonard's lifetime's commitment in politics was to British socialism:
Lee, Hermione. Virginia Woolf. Chatto and Windus, 1996.
a commitment with one of its original roots in an early identification with Jews as victims.
Lee, Hermione. Virginia Woolf. Chatto and Windus, 1996.
He was not a supporter of women's...
Family and Intimate relationships Sir J. M. Barrie
Without children of his own, Barrie had a habit of monopolising the children of friends, for whom he invented elaborate games. Among children so situated were Bevil Quiller-Couch (who was later the fiancé of the...
Family and Intimate relationships Emily Davies
Margaret Llewelyn Davies of the Women's Cooperative Guild , friend of Virginia Woolf , was ED 's niece.
Occupation Virginia Woolf
The Woolfs were planning to acquire a printing press as early as 22 February 1915, when Virginia wrote to Margaret Llewelyn Davies about their excitement over the prospect: there's a chance of damaging the Webb
Occupation Lady Margaret Sackville
Members of the Union of Democratic Control also included Margaret Llewelyn Davies and Bertrand Russell . Helena M. Swanwick was a member of the Executive Committee, and LMS was one of twelve women besides her...
Occupation Mary Stott
This included weekly reports of the activities of the Women's Cooperative Guild , and brought her the long-term friendship of a colleague, Nora Crossley . Mary Waddington got the job partly by saying she had...
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
The congress was organized by a pacifist group that had split from the National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies (NUWSS ) over the issue of supporting the British war effort. Margaret Llewelyn Davies ,...
politics Virginia Woolf
Virginia Stephen (later VW ) offered her support to the suffrage cause in a letter to her friend Janet Case . This led to her brief volunteer work with the People's Suffrage Federation which was...
politics Virginia Woolf
Virginia's work consisted mainly of addressing envelopes, and she committed herself only to some weeks of this at the beginning and end of 1910. But she was also associated with the National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies
Reception Q. D. Leavis
With some minor exceptions, interactions between QDL and Virginia Woolf were hostile. Both Leavises regularly took up an anti-Bloomsbury stance in their lecturing and writing. After reading QDL 's review, Woolf remarked in her...
Residence Constance Holme
For her first twenty years of married life, CH lived at The Gables, Kirkby Lonsdale.
Margaret Llewelyn Davies was then running the Women's Cooperative Guild at Kirkby Lonsdale.
Blain, Virginia, Patricia Clements, and Isobel Grundy, editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford, 1990.
Textual Features Virginia Woolf
Lyndal Gordon observes that biographically, the novel offers a rationale for the Woolf marriage, while it circles the unknown and unused potentialities of women in the context of their struggle for the vote.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.,
The one...


Margaret Llewelyn Davies , a Christian Socialist, became general secretary of the Women's Co-operative Guild (WCG).
8 October 1902
Sunderland Co-operative Society opened the People's Store and Settlement on Coronation Street, Sunderland.
October 1910
Margaret Llewelyn Davies and Eleanor Barton , as representatives of the Women's Co-operative Guild , gave evidence to the Royal Commission on Divorce and Matrimonial Causes .
June 1913
At the invitation of Margaret Llewelyn Davies , Virginia Woolf attended the Women's Co-operative Guild Congress in Newcastle.
Margaret Llewelyn Davies resigned as General Secretary of the Women's Co-operative Guild .
Margaret Llewelyn Davies edited a collection of reminiscences about the Women's Co-operative Guild (WCG) entitled Life as We Have Known It.


Woolf, Virginia, Anna Davin, and Anna Davin. “Introductory Letter”. Life as We Have Known It, by Co-operative Working Women, edited by Margaret Llewelyn Davies, Reprint ed., Virago, 1977, p. xvii - xxxxi.
Woolf, Virginia, and Anna Davin. Life as We Have Known It, by Co-operative Working Women. Editor Davies, Margaret Llewelyn, Virago, 1977.