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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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Lily Florence Waring Suffragist: 1877 – 1966. Activist, Academic, Artist and Author.

Today’s post, about Lily Waring, is the second written by our volunteer Carol relating to Warrington’s links with Women’s Suffrage. We don’t have a photograph of Lily, so below I…

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St David’s Day

  As today is Saint David’s Day, I thought it would be fitting to put up a post with a Welsh theme. There are some Warringtonians of note with Welsh…

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Mabel Capper

Today – February 6th 2018 – is the 100th anniversary of the Representation of the People Act 1918 which enabled some women over the age of 30 to vote for…

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Dr Mary Anderson Noble

As you probably know, 2018 marks 100 years since women over the age of thirty gained the right to vote. To commemorate this event the museum has put up a…

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