Elizabeth Shirreff

Standard Name: Shirreff, Elizabeth

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Education Maria Grey
Maria and her sister Emily were largely educated by their French-Swiss governess, Adele Piquet , who spoke no English. Their mother taught them needlepoint while their father instructed them in astronomy and other sciences.
Ellsworth, Edward W. Liberators of the Female Mind: The Shirreff Sisters, Educational Reform, and the Women’s Movement. Greenwood, 1979.
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Family and Intimate relationships Emily Shirreff
ES had devoted much time to nursing her mother between 1859 and 1873. Elizabeth Shirreff died in June 1873, and Emily and her sister Maria turned to travel as a means of recovering after her...
Family and Intimate relationships Maria Grey
MG 's mother, Elizabeth (Murray) Shirreff , was born to an upper-class English family of Scottish ancestry. Her father was the Honourable David Murray .
Ellsworth, Edward W. Liberators of the Female Mind: The Shirreff Sisters, Educational Reform, and the Women’s Movement. Greenwood, 1979.
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Stephen, Sir Leslie, and Sidney Lee, editors. The Dictionary of National Biography. Smith, Elder, 1908.
Maria wrote of her mother that she had a...
Family and Intimate relationships Emily Shirreff
ES 's mother, Elizabeth (Murray) Shirreff , was the daughter of the Honourable David Murray .
Ellsworth, Edward W. Liberators of the Female Mind: The Shirreff Sisters, Educational Reform, and the Women’s Movement. Greenwood, 1979.
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Instructor Emily Shirreff
ES ' early education was primarily domestic. Her father employed Adele Piquet , a French-Swiss governess who spoke no English, to educate Emily and Maria . The girls' mother also read to them and taught them needlepoint.
Ellsworth, Edward W. Liberators of the Female Mind: The Shirreff Sisters, Educational Reform, and the Women’s Movement. Greenwood, 1979.
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Travel Emily Shirreff
By 1847, ES was living in her mother 's home in Lowndes Square in London with her sister and brother-in-law .
Ellsworth, Edward W. Liberators of the Female Mind: The Shirreff Sisters, Educational Reform, and the Women’s Movement. Greenwood, 1979.
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