Document ReferenceN Mc 1/78
TitleLetter from Priscilla McLaren (née Bright), Greenbank to 'My dearest Husband' [Duncan McLaren]; 23 March 1855.
Date23 March 1855
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionRecounts her rail trip from Edinburgh to Rochdale, including a diversion on the East Lancashire Railway; confirms rumour that Harriet Martineau is dying; refers to conversations with 'working women' in Lancashire.
Termfamily & social

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA2019Martineau; Harriet (fl 1855); -fl 1855
NA2020Crosland; Martha (fl 1855-1863); -fl 1855-1863
NA1868Priestman; Anna Maria (fl 1851-1884)fl 1851-1884
NA1747Bright; Jacob (1821-1899); Mr; M.P. and women's suffrage campaigner1821-1899
NA1972Wheeler; M. (fl 1853-1855); Mrsfl 1853-1855
NA1908Rabagliati; Helen P. (1851-1934); Mrs; 'Tilla' née McLaren1851-1934
NA1863Bright; M. Elizabeth (1822-1877); Mrs; née Leatham 2nd wife of John Bright1822-1877
NA1820McLaren; Agnes (1834-1910); Dr; medical doctor and suffragist1834-1910
NA1775Bright; John (1811-1889); Mr; statesman1811-1899
NA1960Graumann; - (fl 1853-1884); Mrsfl 1853-1884
NA920McLaren; Priscilla (1815-1906); née Bright social reformer1815-1906
NA924McLaren; Duncan (1800-1886); politician1800-1886
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