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Artist inspired by Warrington Museum returns for exhibition

An artist inspired by Warrington Museum & Art Gallery’s collection has returned to the venue with an exhibition of her own. Hannah Leighton-Boyce’s works range from site-specific and ephemeral actions,…

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Changing Attitudes to Women in WW1

Today we have another of Carol Mayo’s blogs about women’s history and women’s suffrage in Warrington:   This month’s subject is closely linked to the August blog which looked at…

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Museum hosts special events as part of national heritage festival

Warrington Museum & Art Gallery is hosting two special events over the coming weeks as part of a nationwide heritage festival. Heritage Open Days sees a variety of societies and…

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Warrington’s Working Women in WW1

Today we have another blog entry from our volunteer Carol Mayo looking at the history of women in Warrington:     The August blog is different from the previous format…

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Meet Warrington’s Oldest New Voter in 1918 – Nonagenarian Mrs Hannah Eyres

Today we have another blog entry by Carol, describing somebody related to Women’s Suffrage in Warrington. This time Carol tells us about Hannah Eyres, the oldest woman to vote in…

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Frances Grace Timewell 1862 – 1932: Dedicated To Warrington

  Today we have another post by Carol, our volunteer looking into women’s suffrage in Warrington. I will pass you over to Carol to tell you all about another great…

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The Royal Wedding 1863

  In 1863 King Edward VII, at that time still Prince of Wales, was married to Princess Alexandra of Denmark. Celebrations took place across the country, including here in Warrington….

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Helen Parker – President of Warrington Women’s Liberal Association, Suffragist and J.P. 1865 – 1941

Today I have a further blog for you written by our volunteer Carol. You will remember that Carol has been looking into Women’s Suffrage in Warrington. Today she shares with…

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Mabel Henrietta Capper: 23/06/1888 – 01/09/1966 Militant Suffragette, Playwright and Warrington’s First Woman Journalist.

Today I am posting another Women’s Suffrage themed blog entry written by our volunteer Carol. You may have already read on our website a little about Carol’s subject for today, Mabel Capper….

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The Harrison Confusion

What connects John Harrison, the inventor of the Marine Chronometer, and Warrington?  If you’ve used the Google search engine today (3rd April 2018) you may have noticed that the Google…

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