martha b. webb


(Martha) Beatrice (Potter) 1858–1943, and her husband, Sidney (James), 1st Baron Passfield [pas-feeld] 1859–1947, English economists, social reformers, authors, and socialists. Unabridged
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Webb (wɛb)
1.  Sir Aston. 1849--1930, British architect. His work includes the Victoria and Albert Museum (1909), the Victoria Memorial (1911), and Admiralty Arch (1911)
2.  Mary (Gladys). 1881--1927, British novelist, remembered for her novels of rustic life, notably Precious Bane (1924)
3.  Sidney (James), Baron Passfield. 1859--1947, British economist, social historian, and Fabian socialist. He and his wife (Martha) Beatrice (née Potter), 1858--1943, British writer on social and economic problems, collaborated in The History of Trade Unionism (1894) and English Local Government (1906--29), helped found the London School of Economics (1895), and started the New Statesman (1913)

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