The Married Women's Property Act 1882 (45 & 46 Vict. c.75) was an Act of the
Parliament of the ... Griffin, "Class, Gender, and Liberalism in Parliament, 1868-
1882: The Case of the Marr...
Married Women's Property Acts, in U.S. law, series of statutes that gradually,
beginning in 1839, expanded the rights of married women to act as independent
agents in legal contexts. The English common law ... American History and
Before married women's property acts were passed, upon marriage a woman lost
any right to control property that was hers prior to the marriage, nor did she ...
1882 Married Women's Property Act. After the 1880 General Election William
Gladstone became Prime Minister of a government that promised legislation that
Jan 4, 2012 ... Married Women's Property Act 1870 was one of the most significant acts passed
that changed how society and the courts perceived women.
The Married Women's Property Act 1870 was an act of the Parliament of the
United Kingdom that allowed women to legally be the rightful owners of the
in respect to women's history and the history of American society in general. ....
has a separate index item for married women's property acts.8 Most texts.
The 1870 Married Women's Property Act marked a shift in the way marriage was
... Before that point, debates relating to divorce, married women's property, and
child ... Act.” BRANCH: Britain, Representation and Nineteenth-Century History.
The landmark Married Women's Property Act of 1839 in Mississippi can, thus, ...
married the white man James Allen (mistakenly referred to in some historical ...
... Women's Property Act. February 15, 1839. Mississippi passed the first Married
Women's Property Act, protecting the rights and property of married women.