Mary Lawrenson

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Mary Ann Lawrenson, née Molyneux (1850–1943) was an English activist in the co-operative movement. A founder-member of the Co-operative Women's Guild, she served as its general secretary from 1885 to 1889. She was the first woman represented on the board of the Co-operative Union.[1]


  1. ^ Martin Purvis, ‘Lawrenson , Mary Ann (1850–1943), ‘’Oxford Dictionary of National Biography’’, first published 2004; online edn, May 2010
Non-profit organization positions
Preceded by
Alice Acland
Secretary of the Women's Co-operative Guild
Succeeded by
Margaret Llewelyn Davies