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Florence Keynes

Florence Ada Keynes nee' Brown
 
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Feb 1958 (aged 96)

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Vocation & Acclamations

Early graduate of Newnham College, Cambridge

She started one of the earliest 'Juvenile Labour Exchanges, which was taken on by the local authority before being absorbed into the national scheme.

She was involved in the Papworth Village Settlement, which was then set up for suffers of chronic Tuberculosis.

Local Secretary for the Christy Organisation Society, providers of small pensions for the elderly in severe poverty

She worked with inmates of the workhouse to re-establish them into the community, through finding them employment.

She was the first female Councillor of Cambridge Borough Council, going on to be Mayor in1932.

 
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Personal Relationships
RelationshipNameDate - Period
HusbandJohn Neville Keynes 
SonJohn Maynard Keynes 
SonGeoffrey Keynes 
Daughter Margaret Neville Hill 
Daughter-in-lawLydia Lopokova 
Daughter-in-lawMargaret Elizabeth Darwin 
FatherRev John Brown 
BrotherSir Walter Langdon Brown 

 

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Locale
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6 Harvey Road Cambridge

Home

1883

Newnham College Cambridge

One of its early students

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Biographical Details and Notes

She was the daughter of Rev. John Brown a minister at Bunyan's Chapel Bedford for 30 years.  He wrote on the life of Bunyan, receiving a Doctorate from the University of Yale.

Her brother Sir Walter Langdon Brown went on to become Regius Professor of Physic in Cambridge.

 

 

   
 

 

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