Eliza Bridell Fox

Standard Name: Fox, Eliza Bridell
Used Form: Eliza Fox
Used Form: Eliza Bridell-Fox

Connections

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Education Anna Mary Howitt
Back in England AMH was taught drawing by F. S. Cary at Sass's Art School , which prepared pupils for the Academy Schools and, unusually for the date, offered its full facilities to women. Owing...
Family and Intimate relationships Sarah Flower Adams
Harriet Martineau supposedly based the Ibbotson girls in Deerbrook, on the lives of Sarah and Eliza Flower.
Blain, Virginia, Patricia Clements, and Isobel Grundy, editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford, 1990.
Stephenson, Harold William. The Author of Nearer, My God, to Thee (Sarah Flower Adams). Lindsey Press, 1922.
19
Eliza Bridell-Fox (W. J. Fox's daughter and a particularly close friend of Sarah's sister Eliza Flower)...
Family and Intimate relationships Sarah Flower Adams
According to Eliza Bridell Fox , SFA never recovered from the loss of her sister.
Stephenson, Harold William. The Author of Nearer, My God, to Thee (Sarah Flower Adams). Lindsey Press, 1922.
67
Friends, Associates Elizabeth Gaskell
EG was glad to escape the storm of controversy that her novel had raised in Manchester, and to be feted in London. She already knew Mary Howitt and Geraldine Jewsbury (who lived in Manchester). Although...
Occupation Sarah Flower Adams
In addition to writing hymns, SFA attempted a stage career: she aimed to develop both musical and dramatic skills. Eliza Bridell Fox notes that the aspiring performer possessed a rich contralto voice.
Thesing, William B., editor. Dictionary of Literary Biography 199. Gale Research, 1999.
199: 4
Her...
politics Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon
At the meeting the female members of the first Married Women's Property Committee confirmed the text of BLSB 's parliamentary petition and planned for a signature crusade and then for the presentation of the petition...
politics Elizabeth Gaskell
On 1 January 1856, in a letter to Eliza Fox , EG agreed to sign the petition in favour of the Married Women's Property Act, but expressed reservations about its effectiveness.
Uglow, Jennifer S. Elizabeth Gaskell: A Habit of Stories. Faber and Faber, 1993.
311
She wrote that...
Publishing Sarah Flower Adams
This was her longest work. An edition in 1893 was prefaced with a memoir by W. J. Fox 's daughter Eliza Bridell Fox .
British Library Catalogue.
SFA protested at the Evangelical prejudice against the drama,
Mineka, Francis Edward. The Dissidence of Dissent: The Monthly Repository, 1806-38. University of North Carolina Press, 1944.
331
and...
Reception Sarah Flower Adams
In addition to biographical sketches by Eliza Bridell Fox and John Julian , which are prefaces to editions of Vivia Perpetua (1893) and Nearer, My God, to Thee (1911), respectively, there is a published account...
Textual Production Sarah Flower Adams
These contributions appeared under the pseudonym S. Y., which Eliza Bridell Fox claims indicated her pet name Sally to her personal friends.
Thesing, William B., editor. Dictionary of Literary Biography 199. Gale Research, 1999.
199: 5
SFA was strongly influenced by her father, Benjamin Flower ...

Timeline

December 1855
Barbara Leigh Smith , later Bodichon, founded the Married Women's Property Committee (sometimes called the Women's Committee) to draw up a petition for a married women's property bill.
14 March 1856
A petitionfor Reform of the Married Women's Property Law, organized by the Married Women's Property Committee and signed by many prominent women, was presented to both Houses of Parliament.
18 August 1882
The Married Women's Property Act gave women the right to all the property they earned or acquired before or during marriage.