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UK Suffrage History

Alice Hawkins the Suffragette

Tells the story of Alice Hawkins, a leader of the suffragette movement in Leicester who was imprisoned five times. Includes personal memorabilia and original documents, preserved by her grandchildren.

Chartist Ancestors

Offers extensive historical and background information on the Chartist movement and its people, including FAQ and research advice for genealogists.

Demonstration of Suffragettes

This was one of the earliest mass marches organised by the suffrage movement, and up to 15000 women marched from the Embankment to the Albert Hall.

Kenney Papers

The personal papers of two suffragette sisters, Annie Kenney and Jessie Kenney, major figures in the WSPU.

National Archives: Suffrage 100

Features photographs, articles and resources from the National Archives on the theme of women's suffrage.

Power, Politics and Protest

An online exhibition featuring original papers, letters, photos, maps and other material from the National Archives on the topic of the growth of political rights in the UK in the 19th century.

The Struggle for Democracy

Part of the British Library's collection of articles and resources about dreamers and dissenters, covering the development of universal suffrage in Britain.

Suffragette Fellowship Collection

Comprises books, pamphlets, periodicals, printed ephemera (leaflets, posters, tickets etc), photographs, press cuttings, personal papers, textiles ( including banners) and objects recording the campaign for women's enfranchisement.

The Suffragettes - Museum of London

A selection of images and objects from the Museum of London collection charting the Suffragette movement.

Suffragettes on File - The National Archives

The purpose of this document collection is to make available to teachers and students a wide selection of documents relating to the suffragette movement.

Sylvia Pankhurst

A comprehensive information resource, with a biography, details of her campaigns, modern perspectives, events and news, and contacts.

Sylvia Pankhurst Memorial Committee

Works to have a commemorative statue raised in memory of the campaigner for women's suffrage; describes the project, with a biography, resources, and details of their annual lecture.

UK Parliament: Vote 100

Contains details of activities at the Houses of Parliament during 2018 which celebrate the centenary of the law allowing some women to vote for the first time. Includes videos and timelines.

UK Vote 100

Offers a selection of articles about women's suffrage and the centenary of the Representation of the People Act.

Votes for women - The British Library

Explores the campaign for women’s suffrage in the UK.

The Women's Hall

The Women’s Hall at Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives is the first major exhibition about the East London Federation of the Suffragettes (ELFS).

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