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Julia Scurr

Person  Female  Born 17/2/1871  Died 10/4/1927

Born Julia Sullivan in Limehouse, married John Scurr in 1900. Politically active, campaigning for working women, the unemployed, women's suffrage. 1919 elected to Poplar Borough Council and was imprisoned during the 1921 rates protest. Mayor of Poplar 1923-4.

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Julia Scurr

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Fawcett frieze - 35, Scurr

Scurr's date of birth is here given as 1873, while the ODNB, for example, giv...

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Poplar Rate Rebels mural - 1

The mural refers to "30 councillors" but actually names only 29. The count o...

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