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Minnie Baldock

Person  Female  Born 20/11/1864  Died 10/12/1954

Categories: Gender Issues

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 Charlotte Despard and Dora Montefiore. Arrested along with other women in 1908 when a small group of them were on their way to the Houses of Parliament. They all chose to go to prison rather than pay a fine. Along with Annie Kenney, she co-founded the first branch in London of the Women's Social and Political Union. She continued to work for the cause. Died Poole.

The photograph shows her 1909-11.

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Fawcett frieze - 21, Baldock

Minnie Baldock, 1864 - 1954

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