Elizabeth Margaretta Maria Gilbert
Elizabeth Margaretta Maria Gilbert (1826–1885) was an English philanthropist.
The daughter of Ashurst Gilbert, born on 7 August 1826, she caught scarlet fever at the age of two, which resulted in her being blinded. In 1854 she established "The Association for Promoting the General Welfare of the Blind" (GWB), now called CLARITY - Employment for Blind People.
- Stephen, Leslie; Lee, Sidney, eds. (1890). "Gilbert, Elizabeth Margaretta Maria". Dictionary of National Biography. 21. London: Smith, Elder & Co.
- Martin, Frances. Elizabeth Gilbert And Her Work For The Blind