Caroline Ashurst Biggs

Standard Name: Biggs, Caroline Ashurst


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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. et al. The Woman Question. Garland.
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McFadden, Margaret. Golden Cables of Sympathy. University of Kentucky Press.
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 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...
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.
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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.
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Historian Philippa Levine
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...


January 1866: The Englishwoman's Review began publication...

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January 1866

The Englishwoman's Review began publication in London.

1881: The Women Guardians Society was founded....

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The Women Guardians Society was founded.

1886: Annie Leigh Browne, Caroline Biggs and others...

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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...

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July 1910

The Englishwoman's Review ended publication in London.


Boucherett, Jessie et al., editors. Englishwoman’s Review. Williams and Norgate.