Born: November 3, 1814, England.
Christened: December 1, 1814, St. Mary’s Church, St. Marylebone Road, London, England.
Died: March 20, 1897, London, England.
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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