Feminist and pacifist. NUWSS, editor of Common Cause, internationalist, pacifist. Mainly metropolitan based.
Born in Munich as Helena Maria Lucy Sickert, sister to Walter Sickert. Married the Manchester University lecturer Frederick Swanwick in 1888.
The growth of fascism affected her deeply and, following the outbreak of WW2, she committed suicide at her home in Maidenhead. The photo shows her in 1909.