Admiral Duncan pub bombing

Admiral Duncan pub bombing

Well known as a gay pub, the Admiral Duncan was the site chosen by Neo-Nazi David Copeland to detonate a nail bomb which killed three people and wounded 70. See also Brixton nail bomb.

Event, Commerce, Community / Clubs, Food & Drink, Gender Issues, Terrorism, Tragedy

2 memorials
Elizabeth Garrett Anderson

Elizabeth Garrett Anderson

Born in Whitechapel. She was the first female doctor to be trained in Britain and went on to promote the medical training of women at a time when medicine was an all-male profession.  Elder sister ...

Person, Gender Issues, Medicine

3 memorials
Dr. Louisa Garrett Anderson

Dr. Louisa Garrett Anderson

Born Aldeburgh, Suffolk. CBE MD. Daughter of Elizabeth Garrett Anderson and niece of Millicent Fawcett. Suffragette. Established and ran the Endell Street Military Hospital. The picture shows Ander...

Person, Gender Issues, Medicine

2 memorials
Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou

Author and poet.  Born Marguerite Ann Johnson in St Louis, Missouri, USA. She died, aged 86 years, on 28 May 2014 at her home in Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, North Carolina, USA. Her body was cr...

Person, Gender Issues, Poetry, USA

1 memorial
Dame Margery Irene Corbett Ashby

Dame Margery Irene Corbett Ashby

Liberal politician and internationalist. Born East Sussex. Secretary of the National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies and later President of the International Women’s Suffrage Alliance. The phot...

Person, Gender Issues, Politics & Administration

1 memorial
Margaret Ashton

Margaret Ashton

Chairperson of the North of England Society for Women’s Suffrage. Manchester’s first woman councillor. Active in women’s peace campaigns during First World War. The photograph shows her at the Manc...

Person, Gender Issues

1 memorial
Mark Ashton

Mark Ashton

Irish political, community and gay rights activist. Born Oldham but grew up in Northern Ireland. With his friend Mike Jackson he formed and raised funds for the Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners...

Person, Community / Clubs, Gender Issues, Politics & Administration, Social Welfare, Ireland

1 memorial
Association of Women Pharmacists

Association of Women Pharmacists

The Pharmaceutical Journal has "a short history of pharmacy and women".

Group, Gender Issues, Medicine

1 memorial
Hertha Ayrton

Hertha Ayrton

Electrical engineer and suffragist.  Born Phoebe Sarah Marks in Portsmouth.  Aged 16 began teaching in London.  Studied maths at Girton College Cambridge.  Married William Ayrton in 1885.  Elected ...

Person, Gender Issues, Science

1 memorial
Minnie Baldock

Minnie Baldock

Born in Bromley-by-Bow as Lucy Minnie Rogers. She worked in sweated labour shirt factory, married Harry Baldock in 1888, and they had two children. Joined the Independent Labour Party. Worked with ...

Person, Gender Issues

1 memorial
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