1814–1897

Introduction

Born: No­vem­ber 3, 1814, Eng­land.

Christened: De­cem­ber 1, 1814, St. Ma­ry’s Church, St. Mar­y­le­bone Road, Lon­don, Eng­land.

Died: March 20, 1897, Lon­don, Eng­land.

Biography

Daughter of a rear ad­mir­al, Shir­reff is re­mem­bered as a pro­pon­ent of high­er ed­u­ca­tion for wo­men.

She served on the coun­cil of Gir­ton Col­lege and the Girls’ Pub­lic Day School Com­pa­ny, helped found the Ma­ria Grey Train­ing Col­lege for teach­ers in 1872, and was pre­si­dent of the Froe­bel So­ci­e­ty.

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