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Chisholm [née Jones], Caroline (1808–1877), immigration administrator, was born on 30 May 1808 at Wootton, Northampton, the youngest of twelve children of William Jones, a farmer, and his fourth wife, Sarah. Educated at home, she was brought up as an Anglican in a family tradition of practical service to the poor and the community. On 27 December 1830 she married Captain ...

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Ferres, Thomas (1568/9–1631), master mariner and benefactor, was probably born at Glaisdale near Danby in the North Riding of Yorkshire. Nothing is known of his parents (a brother and two sisters outlived him), but his brother was a yeoman and his background was modest. As a young man ...

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Heckford [née Goff], Sarah Maud (1839–1903), philanthropist, writer, and traveller, was born at Blackrock, Dublin, on 30 June 1839, the youngest of the three daughters of William Goff (d. 1848), one time governor of the Bank of Ireland, and his wife, ...

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Howard [née Bollin; other married names Alpenny, Blanchard], Caroline Cadette (1821–1907), businesswoman and promoter of emigration and employment for women, was born on 3 August 1821, in Richmond, Surrey, the daughter of Charles Bollin, a plumber, and his wife, Ann. Her father, declared bankrupt in 1833, had probably died by 1841, when her mother was recorded as running a lodging house in ...

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Joyce [née Rice], Ellen (1832–1924), organizer of women's emigration, was born on 12 January 1832, the first of two children of Francis William Rice (1804–1878) and his wife, Harriet Ives (d. 1854), daughter of Daniel Raymond Barker. Ellen's father was vicar of ...

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MacGregor, John [called Rob Roy] (1825–1892), philanthropist and traveller, born on 24 January 1825 at Gravesend, Kent, was the eldest son of General Sir Duncan MacGregor KCB (1787–1881), inspector-general of police in Ireland. His mother was Elizabeth (d. 9 March 1858)...

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Macpherson, Annie Parlane (1825–1904), promoter of child emigration, was born on 2 June 1825 in Campsie, by Milton, Stirlingshire, and baptized there on 26 June 1825, the eldest of the seven children of James Macpherson (d. 1851), a shoemaker, teacher, and member of the ...

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Montefiore [née Barent Cohen], Judith, Lady Montefiore (1784–1862), travel writer and philanthropist, was born on 20 February 1784 in London, the fourth of eight surviving children of the prominent Dutch merchant Levi Barent Cohen (1747–1808) and his second wife, Lydia, née Diamantschleifer (...

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Paulet, Harry (d. 1804), supposed seaman and benefactor, details of whose birth and parentage are unknown, is said to have been the master of a small vessel trading to North America before his capture by the French in 1758. Paulet's knowledge of the ...

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Richardson, James (1806–1851), traveller in Africa and anti-slavery campaigner, was born in Lincolnshire, and was educated for the evangelical ministry. He joined the British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society on its foundation in 1839 and helped to direct the attention of the society to the hitherto neglected trans-Saharan and ...

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Rye, Maria Susan (1829–1903), social reformer and promoter of emigration, was born on 31 March 1829 at 2 Lower James Street, Golden Square, London, the eldest of the nine children of Edward Rye, a solicitor and bibliophile, and his wife, Maria Tuppen of ...

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Smith, Sir William Reardon, first baronet (1856–1935), shipowner and philanthropist, was born at Appledore, Devon, on 7 August 1856, the youngest of nine children of Thomas Smith (1810–1859), master of the schooner Hazard, and his wife, Elizabeth (d. 1906), the daughter of ...

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Stirling, Emma Maitland (1838/9–1907), activist in child welfare and emigration to Canada, was born in Edinburgh, youngest of the eleven children of John Stirling (1786–1853), financier and landed gentleman, and his wife, Elizabeth, née Willing (1798/9–1874) of Philadelphia. A tradition of intermarriage, born of transatlantic trade connections, linked the ...