Henry Fawcett

Standard Name: Fawcett, Henry


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Family and Intimate relationships Linda Villari
LV 's father, James White , was a silk merchant during her childhood and adolescence.
Ancestry.co.uk. http://www.ancestry.co.uk.
His career forced him to move to China in 1841, and his family followed shortly afterwards without the five- or...
Family and Intimate relationships Millicent Garrett Fawcett
Millicent Garrett , aged nineteen, married the blind radical MP Henry Fawcett , aged thirty-four, who was also Professor of Political Economy at Cambridge .
Stephen, Sir Leslie, and Sidney Lee, editors. The Dictionary of National Biography. Smith, Elder.
under Henry Fawcett
Strachey, Ray. Millicent Garrett Fawcett. J. Murray.
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Friends, Associates Frances Power Cobbe
FPC 's wide London circle included Walter Bagehot , Frances Sarah Colenso and her husband Bishop Colenso (while they were home from Africa), Henry Fawcett , Charles Kingsley , W. E. H. Lecky , Sir Charles Lyell
Occupation Millicent Garrett Fawcett
MGF acted as her blind husband 's secretary, which meant familiarizing herself with political and social debate and acquiring a thorough political education.
Weaver, John Reginald Homer, editor. The Dictionary of National Biography, Fourth Supplement, 1922-1930. Oxford University Press, H. Milford.
Strachey, Ray. Millicent Garrett Fawcett. J. Murray.
Reception Annie Besant
The publication of the pamphlet resulted in obscenity charges, hardly a surprise since publisher and bookseller Charles Watts had pled guilty to obscenity the previous winter for selling copies of the same text.
Banks, Olive. The Biographical Dictionary of British Feminists. New York University Press.
Textual Production Millicent Garrett Fawcett
When MGF spoke at Brighton (in her husband 's constituency), the meeting passed a vote of thanks to him for allowing her to do so.
Oakley, Ann et al. “Millicent Garrett Fawcett: Duty and Determination”. Feminist Theorists, edited by Dale Spender, Reprint, Pantheon Books, pp. 184-02.
Textual Production Millicent Garrett Fawcett
MGF and her husband collaborated on a volume of Essays and Lectures on Social and Political Subjects.
Strachey, Ray. Millicent Garrett Fawcett. J. Murray.


1881: Henry Fawcett, Postmaster-General and husband...

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Henry Fawcett , Postmaster-General and husband of Millicent Garrett Fawcett , created a new civil service grade of women clerks, opening up government jobs to women previously excluded because of their class.


Fawcett, Henry, and Millicent Garrett Fawcett. Essays and Lectures on Social and Political Subjects. Macmillan, 1872.