Barrett, Rosa (Mary)
(1854–1936) philanthropist, child-care worker, and suffragist, was born 15 January 1854 in Royston, Hertfordshire, England, daughter of the Rev. W. G. Barrett and Martha Barrett (née Fletcher). From the 1860s she was resident with her family in Dublin. Her…...
Ireland, Beatrice de Courcy (née Haigh) (‘Betty’, ‘Bet’)
Ireland, Beatrice de Courcy (née Haigh) (‘Betty’, ‘Bet’) (1911–99), socialist and
anti-war activist, was born 25
May 1911 in Hitchin, Hertfordshire, England, youngest of four daughters of Philip Haigh, a Yorkshire-born
architect, and Victoria Alice Haigh (née Brunker), a native of…...
Jacob, Rosamond (1888–1960), suffragist, republican, and writer, was born 13 October 1888 in Waterford city, third child of Louis Jacob (1841–1907) and Henrietta Jacob (née Harvey; 1849–1919). Louis Jacob worked in his father-in-law's house-agent and stockbroking firm in Waterford. Both…...
Musa, Jennifer ('Mummy'; Jennifer Jehanzeba Qazi Musa)
Musa, Jennifer ('Mummy'; Jennifer Jehanzeba Qazi Musa) (1917–2008), politician, tribal
elder and nurse, was born Bridget Wren on
11 November 1917 in Tarmons,
Tarbert, Co. Kerry, one of five daughters and two
sons of John Wren, a small-holding farmer, and his wife Johanna (née…...