Mabel Emily Besant

Standard Name: Besant, Mabel Emily

Connections

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Family and Intimate relationships Annie Besant
After a period of continued religious crisis, during which Thomas Scott and Charles Voysey befriended her, AB left her husband , taking her daughter with her.
Taylor, Anne. Annie Besant: A Biography. Oxford University Press, 1992.
39-60
Family and Intimate relationships Annie Besant
AB lost permanent custody of her daughter, Mabel (who had lived with her for a significant proportion of her time), and son, Digby (who already lived mainly with his father).
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.
Taylor, Anne. Annie Besant: A Biography. Oxford University Press, 1992.
135
Family and Intimate relationships Annie Besant
AB had a son, Arthur Digby (born on 16 January 1869), and a daughter, Mabel Emily (born on 28 August 1870).
Taylor, Anne. Annie Besant: A Biography. Oxford University Press, 1992.
34
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Occupation Annie Besant
After a stint as a governess, AB decided she could afford the rental of a house in Colby Road, Upper Norwood, for herself, Mabel , and a maid.
Taylor, Anne. Annie Besant: A Biography. Oxford University Press, 1992.
64-5, 68
politics Annie Besant
The trial and temporary conviction of AB and Charles Bradlaugh in the summer of 1877 on obscenity charges for publishing the birth control pamphlet Fruits of Philosophy, as well as her public atheism, deprived...
Residence Annie Besant
AB and her daughter Mabel moved from Colby Road, Upper Norwood, to a furnished apartment in Bayswater, which they shared with two other women.
Taylor, Anne. Annie Besant: A Biography. Oxford University Press, 1992.
84
Wealth and Poverty Annie Besant
As well as a guinea a week for her paid work, AB was. receiving £9 3s. 4d. a month in support payments from her husband for Mabel .
Taylor, Anne. Annie Besant: A Biography. Oxford University Press, 1992.
99

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