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Laura Ormiston Chant (1848–1923)

Chant, Mrs. Laura Ormiston. An English preacher, lecturer, composer, and writer; born in Chepstow, 1848; died in 1923. She taught, nursed in hospitals, and took up public advocacy of woman’s suffrage, temperance, purity, and liberal politics; took relief to the Armenian refugees and conveyed nurses to the Greek frontier and Crete. Among her writings are: ‘Verona and Other Poems’; ‘Short Stories’; various pamphlets on temperance, poor law, politics, and purity, besides a number of hymns and songs.