Elizabeth Jesser Reid

Died aged c. 77

Elizabeth Jesser Reid (/riːd/; 25 December 1789 – 1 April 1866) was an English social reformer, anti-slavery activist and philanthropist. She is best remembered as the founder of Bedford College.

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Bedford College for Women University of London founded here in 1849 by Elizabeth Jesser Reid

48 Bedford Square, London, United Kingdom where they founded