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Notable Battersea Women talk




A talk by Jeanne Rathbone, local historian and Humanist celebrant, to mark International Women’s Day on the 8th of March, looking at several of Battersea’s Notable Women.

The talk will include profiles of:

  • Caroline Ganley CBE, JP MP 1945-51 Battersea Councillor
  • Charlotte Despard Nine Elms resident, Socialist, Suffragette and Sinn Feiner and Battersea candidate 1918
  • Jeanie Nassau Senior (1828-1877)1st woman civil servant who lived in Elm House now the site of Battersea Arts Centre,
  • The Lanchesters – Edith (1871-1966), socialist feminist, and Elsa (1902-1986) her daughter Holywood actress.
  • Marie Spartali 1844- 1927 Pre-Raphaelite artist lived in the Shrubbery Lavender Gardens.
  • Deaconess Isabella Gilmore (nee Morris) 1842-1923, succourer of the poor, revived the deaconate order based in Gilmore House Clapham Common Northside and is included in the Calendar of Saints.

St Mary's Church
Battersea Church Road SW11 3EN

Nearest train/tube:
Battersea Park Station/Imperial Wharf

Event date: 08/03/2018
Open from 18:30 to 19:00

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