Group    From 10/10/1903  To 1917

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 Women’s Social and Political Union (WSPU) general office was at 4 Clement’s Inn, and had been since 1906.... In 1912, Emmeline Pankhurst moved the WSPU office to Lincoln’s Inn House on Kingsway and ousted the Pethwick-Lawrence’s. ... Emmeline Pankhurst founded the WSPU in 1903, and she, Christabel Pankhurst and Flora Drummond were famously pictured being arrested from Clement’s Inn in 1908. Clement’s Inn now contains LSE offices..."

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
Women's Social and Political Union

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Suffragettes - WC2 - new building

We first saw this plaque when it was on the building that used to occupy this...

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Suffragettes - WC2 - previous building

'Lost' in this instance means moved to a different building.

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Votes for Women campaign hommage

The mural was due to be completed in 2018, to mark the centenary of votes for...

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Women's Social and Political Union - prisoners' badge

The sculpture shows a WSPU prisoners' badge. This was designed by Sylvia Pan...

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Other Subjects

Charles John Vaughan

Charles John Vaughan

Headmaster of Harrow School 1845 – 59. Born Leicester, son of a vicar. Educated Rugby and Cambridge, became a vicar and was then elected headmaster of Harrow. Resigned that post and went on to be: ...

Person, Education, Gender Issues, Religion

1 memorial
Rev. Claude Hinscliff

Rev. Claude Hinscliff

Member of Men’s League for Women’s Suffrage, founded the Church League for Women’s Suffrage in 1909 with his wife Gertrude. He officiated at Emily Wilding Davison’s funeral. Later he worked in Serb...

Person, Gender Issues, Religion, Romania, Serbia

1 memorial
Lady Mary Coke

Lady Mary Coke

Letter writer and noblewoman. Born Lady Mary Campbell at either Sudbrook, Surrey or 27 Bruton Street, London. After a strained courtship, she married Edward, Viscount Coke in 1747. He retaliated by...

Person, Gender Issues

1 memorial
Norah Lyle-Smyth, Norah Smyth

Norah Lyle-Smyth, Norah Smyth

Painter, sculptor, photographer and suffragette. Born Norah Veronica Lyle-Smyth in Cheshire. She was befriended by Sylvia Pankhurst and accompanied her on a speaking tour around Europe. She finance...

Person, Art, Gender Issues, Photography, Politics & Administration, Sculpture, Ireland

2 memorials
Henry Labouchere

Henry Labouchere

MP and journalist.  Born London of a rich banking family; Baron Taunton was his uncle.  Married an actress.  Responsible for the criminalisation of all male homosexual activity; prior to his effort...

Person, Gender Issues, Politics & Administration, Italy

1 memorial