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Helen Bosanquet

Helen Bosanquet

Dates: 1860 - 1925

Lived at: 13 Heathgate

Suffrage organisation(s):

  • None explicitly listed, but signed a petition for the extension of the franchise to women

Key roles:
  • Pioneer of Social Work,
  • Member of the Royal Commission on the Poor Law,
  • Outspoken advocate for working class women's rights and the enfranchisement of women

1911 Census:
  • Complied

Militant Activities:
  • n/a

Other achievements:
  • Was a social theorist, reformer and economist.
  • Worked for the Charity Organisation Society in London and was a co-signatory of a petition for women's suffrage,
  • Wrote to national press refuting anti-suffrage arguments and advocating for universal women's suffrage.

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