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Emily Caroline (Lena) Langton


Suffragist, and anti-vivisection and temperance campaigner. Married her second cousin Edmund Langton in 1867. Resided principally in Bournemouth. Succeeded to the estate of Gunby Hall, Lincolnshire, in 1887 and resumed her maiden name of Massingberd. Founded a women’s club, the Pioneer Club in London, in 1892.


ODNB s.v. Massingberd, Emily Caroline Langton.