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Bear-Crawford, Annette Ellen (1853 - 1899)

Born
1853
East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Died
7 June 1899
London, United Kingdom
Occupation
Feminist

Summary

Annette Bear-Crawford was born in Melbourne but trained in social work in England. There she became involved in the women's movement and the National Vigilance Committee. She returned to Melbourne in 1890 and became a leading figure in the women's movement in Australia, joining the Woman's Christian Temperance Union and forming the Victorian Women's Suffrage League.

Sources used to compile this entry: Brownfoot, Janice N., 'Bear (Bear-Crawford), Annette Ellen (1853-1899)', in Australian Dictionary of Biography Online, Australian National University, 2006, http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A070227b.htm.

Barbara Lemon

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