Adams, Elizabeth 'Eliza', 1827-1919 (née Bruce)
Elizabeth 'Eliza' Bruce was born in Dublin in 1827, daughter of Halliday Bruce. She married John Couch Adams (1819-1892) astronomer on 2 May 1863 and settled in Cambridge. They had no children. Eliza served on the Committee of the Cambridge Association for the Care of Girls (CACG) along with other wives of Cambridge University dons. The Association was founded in 1883 to offer support to abused women and those drawn into sex work and to help them with training and getting back to other employment.