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Dame Millicent Garrett Fawcett

Person  Female  Born 11/6/1847  Died 5/8/1929

Intellectual, political leader, activist and writer. Born Suffolk and brought up at Snape where her family owned the maltings. Pioneer of the women's suffrage movement but she advocated a non-violent, gradual approach which caused the Pankhursts to split off and form a more militant group.

Married to Henry Fawcett they were a close, politically radical couple. Widowed in 1884, aged 37, she and her daughter moved from their house in Vauxhall (and Cambridge) to Gower Street where she continued her political activities. Died there.

Younger sister to Elizabeth Garrett Anderson.

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Dame Millicent Garrett Fawcett - WC1

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Fawcett house - Vauxhall

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St Dunstans - Elizabeth I statue

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