Caroline Ashurst Biggs

Standard Name: Biggs, Caroline Ashurst

Connections

Connections Sort descending Author name Excerpt
Friends, Associates Marion Reid
Despite the restrictions placed on Americans at the Convention, it is likely that MR met there Lucretia Mott and Lydia Child .
Helsinger, Elizabeth K., Robin Lauterbach Sheets, and William Veeder. The Woman Question. Garland, 1983.
1: 14
McFadden, Margaret. Golden Cables of Sympathy. University of Kentucky Press, 1999.
20
Nearly fifty years later, through Caroline Ashurst Biggs (editor of...
Literary responses Marion Reid
Scholar Margaret McFadden notes that this work was tremendously successful, particularly in the United States, where it went through five editions between 1847 and 1852. The 1847 edition and all ensuing versions were printed...
politics Helen Blackburn
Frances Balfour describes HB as the last of three early workers for the Suffrage, Miss Lydia Becker , and Miss Caroline Ashurst Biggs .
Balfour, Frances. Ne obliviscaris. Hodder and Stoughton, 1930.
II: 131
politics Jessie Boucherett
JB 's associates in maintaining the original committee's name and agenda included Millicent Garrett Fawcett , Frances Power Cobbe , Lydia Becker , Helen Blackburn , and Caroline Ashurst Biggs .
Levine, Philippa. Victorian Feminism 1850-1900. Hutchinson, 1987.
64, 66
Historian Philippa Levine
politics Marion Reid
Caroline Ashurst Biggs recalled MR as one of the founders of the feminist movement. After their first meeting she wrote that [i]t was very pleasant to see how interested and fresh she was in all...
Wealth and Poverty Helen Blackburn
HB bequeathed her library to Girton College , Cambridge, in memory of Lydia Becker and Caroline Ashurst Biggs . The collection was presented to the library in a mahogany bookcase which she designed herself...

Timeline

January 1866
The Englishwoman's Review began publication in London.
1881
The Women Guardians Society was founded.
1886
Annie Leigh Browne , Caroline Biggs and others formed the Local Electors Association to support a woman candidate for a vestry position.
July 1910
The Englishwoman's Review ended publication in London.