Person    | Female  Born 25/5/1842  Died 11/1/1903

Helen Blackburn

Categories: Gender Issues

Countries: Ireland

Early campaigner for women’s rights, particularly the rights of workers. An editor of the Englishwoman's Review. Born County Kerry, Ireland.

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Helen Blackburn

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Fawcett frieze - 08, Blackburn

Helen Blackburn, 1842 - 1903

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