Person    | Female  Born 24/3/1855  Died 11/12/1920

Olive Schreiner

Author, campaigner against war, against racism and for womans' vote. Best remembered for her 1883 novel, 'The Story of an African Farm'. Born in South Africa. Named Olive Emilie Albertina Schreiner in memory of her three brothers (Oliver, Emike and Albert), all of whom died before her birth. Came to Britain in 1881 in the hope of becoming a nurse but ill-health prevented this. Returned to SA in 1889.

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Olive Schreiner

Olive Schreiner, 1855 - 1920, author, lived here. London County Council 

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University of Ulster Trans-Gender Archive

University of Ulster Trans-Gender Archive

Founded by Richard Ekins at the University of Ulster. The Archive ceased its connection with the University of Ulster in July 2010, when Richard Ekins became Emeritus Professor of Sociology and Cul...

Group, Gender Issues, Museums / Libraries

1 memorial
Frances Power Cobbe

Frances Power Cobbe

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 Nati...

Person, Animals, Gender Issues, Ireland, Wales

1 memorial
Brixton Black Women's Group

Brixton Black Women's Group

Started by Olive Morris and other women who had been active in the Black Panther Movement. It was formed to address the specific issues faced by black women, and to offer advice and support to thos...

Group, Community / Clubs, Gender Issues, Race Issues

2 memorials
Annie Kenney

Annie Kenney

Working-class suffragette from Manchester, member of the WSPU and one of the most prominent women in the movement. Born Oldham. 1918, after some women had won the vote, she married James Taylor (18...

Person, Gender Issues

1 memorial
Charlotte Despard

Charlotte Despard

Anglo-Irish suffragist, socialist, pacifist, Sinn Féin activist, and novelist. She was a founding member of the Women's Freedom League, Women's Peace Crusade, and the Irish Women's Franchise League...

Person, Gender Issues, Ireland, Scotland

1 memorial