Person    | Female  Born 1835  Died 5/10/1899

Jessie Craigen

Categories: Animals, Gender Issues, Medicine

Countries: Ireland

Jessie Craigen

Jessie Hannah Craigen was a working-class suffrage speaker. She was also a freelance (or 'paid agent') speaker in the campaigns for Irish Home Rule and the cooperative movement and against vivisection, compulsory vaccination, and the Contagious Diseases Acts. Her place of birth is uncertain. Died Ilford.

Kate Taylor has an interesting profile of Craigen, including an explanation of the lack of images.

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Jessie Craigen

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Fawcett frieze - 07, Craigen

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Brown Dog

Brown Dog

Brown mongrel/terrier male dog of about 6kg used in a vivisection in December 1902 and again, twice, on 2 February 1903 at University College, immediately after which he was killed. For more inform...

Animal, Animals, Medicine

2 memorials
Davey

Davey

'Special friend Davey', who, we are guessing, was a pet.

Animal, Animals

1 memorial
Mick the Miller

Mick the Miller

Greyhound. Born in Killeigh, Ireland. In a career of only three years, he won 61 races, (nineteen of them in a row), including two English Greyhound Derbys. His winning streak ended after suffering...

Animal, Animals, Sport / Games, Ireland

1 memorial
National Council for Animal Welfare

National Council for Animal Welfare

One of a number of organisations active in the 1920s promoting animal welfare.

Group, Animals

1 memorial
Old Tom

Old Tom

This is the story......During the early 19th Century one of the most celebrated characters in the Market was Old Tom, a gander from Ostend who came to England by chance, due to his fascination with...

Animal, Animals

1 memorial