The second annual meeting of the Women's Emigration Society was held the same day, by permission of the Duke of Westminster, at Grosvenor House. Sir Henry Barkly presided; and the report, which was read by the hon. secretary, Mrs. Walter Browne, stated that the work of the society had steadily increased, but the funds had not grown in the same proportion. Last year 108 emigrants had been sent out, nearly two thirds of whom had gone to Canada and Queensland.
Source: The Illustrated London News, No.2254—Vol. LXXXI, Saturday, July 15, 1882, p.71