Josephine Butler blue plaque in Cheltenham

Josephine Butler
1828-1906
social reformer
lived in 'The Priory'
on this site

Josephine Elizabeth Butler (née Grey) (13 April 1828 – 30 December 1906) was a Victorian era British feminist and social reformer who was especially concerned with the welfare of prostitutes. Along with other charity efforts, she led the long campaign for the repeal of the Contagious Diseases Acts both in Britain and internationally from 1869 to 1886.

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