Firth, Virginia Arabella ('Gay') (1937–2005),
author, journalist and political campaigner, was born in Belfast on 9 January
1937, the eldest of three daughters of Lancelot Turtle, a Belfast businessman
and stockbroker, and Helen Ramsey Turtle
(1911–46), born in Denver, Colorado,…...
Hobson, Florence Fulton (1881–1978), architect,
was born 11 February 1881 at
Monasterevin, Co. Kildare, the daughter of
Benjamin Hobson, grocer, and Mary Ann Hobson (née Bulmer), a women's rights
campaigner and amateur archaeologist. Her family moved to Belfast shortly after her…...
Levine, June (1931–2008), feminist, journalist and author, was born Stephanie June Levine in the Rotunda hospital, Dublin, on 31 December 1931, eldest child of Charles Solomon ('Solly') Levine, a cabinet maker, the son of Jewish parents who fled from Latvia, and his wife Muriel Ruth (…...