Emma Cons

Died aged c. 75

Emma Cons (4 March 1838 – 24 July 1912) was a British social reformer, strongly committed to women's suffrage. She also campaigned for educational opportunities for the working class, including cheap tickets to Shakespearean drama at the Old Vic Theatre, which she opened in 1880, later managed by her niece, Lilian Baylis.

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Emma Cons 1837-1912 philanthropist and founder of the Old Vic lived and worked here

136 Seymour Place, Westminster, W1, London, United Kingdom where they lived