Person    | Female  Born 13/11/1884  Died 24/6/1965

Miriam Moses

Social reformer, OBE, JP. Born 17 Princelet Street. (The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography has "19" but perhaps the street was renumbered when it was renamed from Princes to Princelet Street.) On his death Miriam succeeded to her father's seat on Stepney borough council. First woman Mayor of Stepney, 1931 - 1932. Founded the Brady Girls’ Club in 1925. In this photo of one of their summer camps at Lulworth Cove, Dorset, Miriam is the lady at the back in the hat. On retirement in 1958 she was the honoured subject of the TV show "This is Your Life". Never married. Died at the Middlesex Hospital.

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Miriam Moses

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Brady Settlement - foundation stone

The foundation stone of this extension was laid by Miriam Moses OBE JP, for 2...

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Miriam Moses

The ODNB gives her birth year as 1884 not 1886.

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Hackney Council

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Mrs Edith Mary Parnell Parnell

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London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham

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Henry Grey, 3rd Earl Grey

Henry Grey, 3rd Earl Grey

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Christine Bednell

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