Person    | Female  Born 4/12/1822  Died 5/4/1904

Frances Power Cobbe

Categories: Animals, Gender Issues

Countries: Ireland, Wales

Irish social reformer and suffragist.

Writer, social reformer, anti-vivisection activist and leading women's suffrage campaigner. She founded a number of animal advocacy groups, including the National Anti-Vivisection Society (NAVS) in 1875 and the British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection (BUAV) in 1898, and was a member of the executive council of the London National Society for Women's Suffrage. She was the author of a number of books and essays.

Born in Newbridge House in the family estate in County Dublin. Died Wales where she had lived with her lover the Welsh sculptor Mary Lloyd (1819-c.1896).

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Frances Power Cobbe

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Fawcett frieze - 02, Cobbe

Frances Power Cobbe, 1822 - 1904

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horses killed on service with British regular & territorial cavalry regiments

horses killed on service with British regular & territorial cavalry regiments

The memorial says "millions" have been killed and we don't dispute that. In particular see horses killed in Hyde Park terrorist attack.

Animal, Animals

1 memorial
Old Tom

Old Tom

This is the story......During the early 19th Century one of the most celebrated characters in the Market was Old Tom, a gander from Ostend who came to England by chance, due to his fascination with...

Animal, Animals

1 memorial
National Anti-Vivisection Society

National Anti-Vivisection Society

The world’s first body to challenge the use of animals in research, founded by Frances Power Cobbe, in Victoria Street SW1 as the Victoria Street Society. 1898 the group split over whether it shoul...

Group, Animals

1 memorial
Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

The following text came from The RSPCA site: "In 1822, Richard Martin MP piloted the first anti-cruelty bill giving cattle, horses and sheep a degree of protection through parliament. ‘Humanity Dic...

Group, Animals

5 memorials
Bernard N. Mills

Bernard N. Mills

Second son of Bertram.  The picture shows him with his brother, Cyril.  We think Bernard is on the left.  Died at home in London.

Person, Animals, Theatre

1 memorial