Flora Stevenson

Standard Name: Stevenson, Flora


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politics Lydia Becker
Other women who served in this position were Elizabeth Garrett and Emily Davies in London, and Flora Stevenson in Edinburgh. LB was re-elected seven consecutive times. The passage of the 1870 Education Act had created...
politics Emily Davies
The Education Act of 1870 allowed for the election of women to School Boards; ED 's prominence as an education activist is evident in her election as only the second woman (following Elizabeth Garrett )...


9 August 1870: The Education Act established a national...

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9 August 1870

The Education Act established a national elementary education system governed by local school boards, to which women could be elected.


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