AMHERST, Margaret Susan, Tyssen-, 1835-1919, Baroness Amherst and the Primrose League

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Published circulars, accounts membership lists, and correspondence of the Primrose League.

Administrative / Biographical History

Margaret Tyssen-Amherst (1835-1919) was the only child of Admiral Robert Mitford (d 1870). She married William Tyssen Amherst in 1856, who was created 1st Baron Amherst of Hackney in 1892. They had six daughters. Her book A Sketch of Egyptian History was published in 1904. She was also a member of the Ladies' Grand Council of the Primrose League. The League was founded in 1883 to commemorate the work of Benjamin Disraeli. Its aim was the maintenance of religion, the monarchy, the constitution, the unity of the commonwealth and the improvement of the condition of the people.


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Output from CAIRS using template 14 and checked by hand on May 8, 2002

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