Louisa Twining

Louisa Twining c. 1906

English philanthropic worker who devoted herself to issues and tasks related to the English Poor Law.

- Louisa Twining
Louisa Twining c. 1906

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Portrait of Elizabeth Twining

Elizabeth Twining

English painter, author, and botanical illustrator.

English painter, author, and botanical illustrator.

Portrait of Elizabeth Twining

Elizabeth was an elder sister of the social reformer Louisa Twining.

Twinings' shop on the Strand in central London was established as a tea room in 1706

Twinings

British marketer of tea and other beverages, including coffee, hot chocolate and malt drinks, based in Andover, Hampshire.

British marketer of tea and other beverages, including coffee, hot chocolate and malt drinks, based in Andover, Hampshire.

Twinings' shop on the Strand in central London was established as a tea room in 1706
Twinings' shop on the Strand in central London was established as a tea room in 1706

Louisa Twining (1820–1912), social reformer

Richard Twining Turner

Richard Twining (tea merchant, born 1772)

British tea merchant.

British tea merchant.

Richard Twining Turner

He and his wife had nine children, including the social reformer Louisa Twining, and the botanical illustrator Elizabeth Twining.

The Women's Library reading room in the LSE library

Women's Library

England's main library and museum resource on women and the women's movement, concentrating on Britain in the 19th and 20th centuries.

England's main library and museum resource on women and the women's movement, concentrating on Britain in the 19th and 20th centuries.

The Women's Library reading room in the LSE library
Mary Robinson (former President of Ireland) and librarian Elizabeth Chapman at the opening of the new Women's Library reading room at LSE, 12 March 2014

Personal archives held at the Women's Library include those of Lesley Abdela, Adelaide Anderson, Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, Louisa Garrett Anderson, Margery Corbett Ashby, Lydia Becker, Helen Bentwich, Rosa May Billinghurst, Chili Bouchier, Elsie Bowerman, Josephine Butler, Barbara Cartland, Jill Craigie, Emily Wilding Davison, Charlotte Despard, Emily Faithfull, Millicent Garrett Fawcett, Vida Goldstein, Teresa Billington-Greig, Elspeth Howe, Hazel Hunkins Hallinan, Mary Lowndes (see also Artists' Suffrage League Papers), Constance Lytton, Harriet Martineau, Edith How-Martyn, Angela Mason, Hannah More, Helena Normanton, Eleanor Rathbone, Claire Rayner, Sheila Rowbotham, Maude Royden, Myra Sadd Brown, Nancy Seear, Baroness Seear, Elaine Showalter, William Thomas Stead, Mary Stott, Louisa Twining and Henry Wilson.

Former workhouse in Nantwich, dating from 1780

Workhouse Visiting Society

Organisation set up in 1858 and existed "to improve moral and spiritual improvement of workhouse inmates" in England and Wales.

Organisation set up in 1858 and existed "to improve moral and spiritual improvement of workhouse inmates" in England and Wales.

Former workhouse in Nantwich, dating from 1780

The group was set up by Louisa Twining of the Twinings tea family.

Plaque commemorating Dr Joseph Rogers in Dean Street, London

Association for the Improvement of the Infirmaries of London Workhouses

Established on 3 March 1866 at a public meeting organised by Joseph Rogers, and Drs.

Established on 3 March 1866 at a public meeting organised by Joseph Rogers, and Drs.

Plaque commemorating Dr Joseph Rogers in Dean Street, London

Louisa Twining, the Archbishop of York and two earls were among the members.

Photo by Alexander Bassano, c. undefined 1882

Workhouse Infirmary Nursing Association

Created in 1879 to organise training and act as an employment agency for nurses in Poor law infirmaries and workhouses.

Created in 1879 to organise training and act as an employment agency for nurses in Poor law infirmaries and workhouses.

Photo by Alexander Bassano, c. undefined 1882

Louisa Twining and Florence Nightingale were involved with its formation.