Priscilla Bright McLaren
Person Female Born 8/9/1815 Died 5/11/1906
Anti-slavery movement and women’s suffrage. Executive member of NUWSS.
Priscilla Bright McLaren was an activist who served and linked the anti-slavery movement with the women's suffrage movement in the nineteenth century. She was a member of the Edinburgh Ladies' Emancipation Society and, after serving on the committee, became the president of the Edinburgh Women's Suffrage Society.
Born Priscilla Bright in Lancashire. 1848 Married the Scottish Liberal politician Duncan McLaren and moved to Edinburgh. Mother-in-law to Eva McLaren. Died Edinburgh.