Clementia Taylor

Standard Name: Taylor, Clementia

Connections

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Friends, Associates Frances Power Cobbe
Seeking a purpose in life, she had met her lifelong friend Clementia or Mentia Taylor and other social activists in London. The arrangement with Carpenter was facilitated by her supporter Lady Byron , who...
Friends, Associates Frances Power Cobbe
Friends, Associates George Eliot
On her first return from abroad to set up house with Lewes, GE had to undertake damage control in managing her friendships. She was anxious about the probable reaction of old friends like the Brays...
Leisure and Society George Eliot
When the Leweses celebrated their move to The Priory and their son Charlie's promotion and twenty-first birthday with a party, Clementia Taylor and one or two other women attended, but Bessie Rayner Parkes did not...
politics Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon
Isa Craig , Emily Davies , Bessie Parkes , Jessie Boucherett , and Elizabeth Garrett were members of the committee. Later on Clementia Taylor joined it too.
Herstein, Sheila R. A Mid-Victorian Feminist: Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon. Yale University Press, 1985.
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politics Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon
BLSB did not join this new committee, because she disagreed with its policy of excluding male members, and disapproved of the more radical approach of the chair, Clementia Taylor .
Herstein, Sheila R. A Mid-Victorian Feminist: Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon. Yale University Press, 1985.
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politics George Eliot
GE was always ambivalent about the struggle for women's rights. This ambivalence may have been fed by the fact that her situation with Lewes made her peculiarly vulnerable to public attack of a personal flavour...
politics Emmeline Pankhurst
Its members included Elizabeth Wolstenholme Elmy , Jane Cobden , William Lloyd Garrison , Josephine Butler , and Mrs P. A. (Clementia) Taylor (convenor of the first Women's Suffrage Committee formed in London), among others.

Timeline

20 March 1863
The executive of the Ladies' London Emancipation Society first convened at the home of Mentia Taylor ; the Society aimed to enlist British sympathy for the North in the US Civil War.
1864
Unitarian and feminist Mentia Taylor formed in London the Pen and Pencil Club to foster literary and artistic exchange.