Sir James Stansfeld

Standard Name: Stansfeld, Sir James


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Friends, Associates Sophia Jex-Blake
James Stansfeld had long been in correspondence with SJB , and reflected on the success of the women's movement in Edinburgh: Dr. Sophia Jex-Blake has made that greatest of all contributions to the end...
Friends, Associates Jessie White Mario
While visiting Italy, JWM stayed with Robert and Elizabeth Barrett Browning at Casa Guidi. (Years later they had an unpleasant public debate over Italian politics.) She met Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon in Rome, beginning...
Occupation Frances Power Cobbe
FPC became, with George Hoggan , Honorary Secretary of the new society, which they co-founded. Prominent supporters included the Earl of Shaftesbury , who became the first president, the Archbishop of York , politicians James Stansfeld
politics Josephine Butler
JB also provided unfavourable response to the Bruce Bill put forward by Henry Austin Bruce in 1872, which offered modifications to some child sex laws, but no abolition of state regulation of prostitution. To the...
Publishing Sophia Jex-Blake
With enthusiasm, the editor of The Nineteenth Century printed a paper submitted by SJB which re-uses her monographic title Medical Women and was written to complement the one contributed by Sir James Stansfeld ten years...
Textual Production Jessie White Mario
The editors were vague in their commitment to her, but she presented herself as the paper's employee. Mazzini had urged her to apply for the post and James Stansfeld had helped her begin negotiations with...
Textual Production Jessie White Mario
At the time of her death, she left unfinished a family history, a novel, and a biography of James Stansfeld .
Daniels, Elizabeth Adams. Jessie White Mario: Risorgimento Revolutionary. Ohio University Press, 1972.


Mme Venturi became editor of the anti-Contagious Diseases Acts publication The Shield.
18 January 1874
Mrs Nassau Senior was appointed as the first female Inspector of workhouse and pauper schools: the appointment was at first temporary, but became permanent the next month.
15 October 1874
James Stansfeld gave a speech at Bristol strongly in favour of the repeal of the Contagious Diseases Acts.
Late 1874
The National Medical Association was formed in Liverpool to organize support among the medical community for the repeal of the Contagious Diseases Acts.
20 April 1883
James Stansfeld presented to Parliament a successful motion that the House disapproves of the compulsory examination of women under the Contagious Diseases Acts,
Walkowitz, Judith R. Prostitution and Victorian Society: Women, Class, and the State. Cambridge University Press, 1980.
effectively suspending them.


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