Born: June 16, 1829, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Died: March 23, 1925, Slindon, United Kingdom
Buried: St Richards Catholic Church, Top Rd, Slindon, Arundel BN18 0RG
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Children: Hilaire Belloc, Marie Adelaide Belloc Lowndes
Grandchild: Countess Iddesleigh
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Church: Bessie Rayner Parkes Belloc (1829-1925) was one of the most prominent English feminists and campaigners for women’s rights in Victorian times and also a poet, essayist and journalist. Bessie Rayner Parkes’ wide circle of literary and political friends included George Eliot, Harriet Martineau, Anna Jameson, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Robert Browning, Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon, Elizabeth Blackwell, Lord Shaftesbury, Herbert Spencer, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Elizabeth Gaskell, William Thackeray, Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, John Ruskin, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and Dante Gabriel Rossetti. Her most fruitful friendship was with Barbara Bodichon, for out of their joint efforts grew the first organized women’s movement in Britain. She is buried at St Richards Catholic Church (Top Rd, Slindon, Arundel BN18 0RG).
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