David Laing

Standard Name: Laing, David,, 1800 - 1860


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Family and Intimate relationships Adelaide O'Keeffe
When AOK was eighty it was reported that in her youth she was actually engaged to be married, when her blind father so earnestly craved her undivided time and attention, that she gave it up...
Wealth and Poverty Adelaide O'Keeffe
D. Laing (in the same letter which reports on AOK 's early love-affair) appealed on her behalf to the Royal Literary Fund with both warm sympathy and condescension.
This letter-writer may have been the Rev...


1 May 1848: Queen's College for Women (a secondary, not...

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1 May 1848

Queen's College for Women (a secondary, not a post-secondary institution) was founded in London to educate prospective governesses and improve girls' education generally.


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