William Rathbone

Standard Name: Rathbone, William

Connections

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Family and Intimate relationships Eleanor Rathbone
ER 's father was the sixth William Rathbone in a Lancashire family which was Quaker , Unitarian , Liberal and philanthropic. For six generations this family had been the epitome of fair trading, plain speaking...
Family and Intimate relationships Hannah Mary Rathbone
Richard Rathbone (1788-1860) was a well-to-do Liverpool merchant (founder with his brother William (1787-1868) of Rathbone Brothers and Co. ), an abolitionist (a brave stand to take for a leading citizen of a port whose...
Friends, Associates Florence Nightingale
By 1858 she was in correspondence with Harriet Martineau . She also knew John Stuart Mill , Giuseppe Garibaldi , James Clark , Edwin Chadwick , William Rathbone , Julia Wedgwood , Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Occupation Eleanor Rathbone
ER 's father supervised her work: after four months Eleanor submitted her case studies to him. She assisted him with his own charitable projects until his death on 6 March 1902. However, she distanced herself...
Textual Production Florence Nightingale
FN provided the introduction to William Rathbone 's Sketch of the History and Progress of District Nursing.
Bishop, William John, and Sue Goldie. A Bio-Bibliography of Florence Nightingale. Dawsons for the International Council of Nurses, 1962.
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Textual Production Eleanor Rathbone
ER wrote for her father her first effort at social analysis, a study of the function and effects of middle-class friendly visitors on the poor families applying to the Liverpool Central Relief Society .
Pedersen, Susan. Eleanor Rathbone and the Politics of Conscience. Yale University Press, 2004.
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Textual Production Eleanor Rathbone
ER published her biography of her father , William Rathbone: A Memoir: a contribution towards construct[ing] a dynastic myth,
Pedersen, Susan. Eleanor Rathbone and the Politics of Conscience. Yale University Press, 2004.
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as her biographer puts it.
British Library Catalogue.
Pedersen, Susan. Eleanor Rathbone and the Politics of Conscience. Yale University Press, 2004.
70 and n52
Textual Production Hannah Mary Rathbone
This book was edited by HMR 's youngest daughter, Emily Greg . The University of Liverpool holds an extensive collection of the Rathbone family papers. These have been mined for personal (though not intimate) material...

Timeline

1863
The Liverpool Central Relief Society was founded by philanthropist William Rathbone .
1867
Liverpool philanthropist William Rathbone (father of Eleanor Rathbone ) published a book arguing the necessity of organized rather than random acts of charity.