Suffragette and pacifist. Born as Annot Erskine Wilkie in Scotland. Nicknamed Annie. Trained and worked as a teacher. She was sentenced to six months for trying to break in to the House of Commons. Organiser for the National Union of Women’s Suffrage Societies. She helped to found the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom. 1907 she moved to Manchester to marry another Independent Labour Party member, Sam Robinson. Died Perth.
Person | Female Born 8/6/1874 Died 29/9/1925
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John Stuart Mill
Philosopher, economist, advocate of women's rights. Born 13 Rodney Street, Pentonville, son of James Mill. Died in Avignon where he had a house. An exponent of Utilitarianism, a theory developed by...
Women's work in WW2
The vital work done by over seven million women during World War II.
Women's Social and Political Union
Founded at the Pankhurst family home in Manchester. The headquarters was relocated to 4 Clement's Inn in 1906. Moved to Lincoln’s Inn House in Kingsway in 1912 - 17. LSE History gives: "... the Wo...
Author, campaigner against war, against racism and for womans' vote. Best remembered for her 1883 novel, 'The Story of an African Farm'. Born in South Africa. Named Olive Emilie Albertina Schrei...
Person, Gender Issues, Literature, Peace, Race Issues, South Africa
Radical playwright, writer, illustrator, socialist, pacifist and founding member of the Men’s League for Women’s Suffrage. The photo shows Housman in 1914. Brother to A. E. Housman. Studied art an...