A Role Model of a Blackheath Headteacher

Written By Lynne Dixon Imagine having a headteacher that leaves leaflets of a political nature around the school!  This seems to be what Miss Gadesden of Blackheath High did as she spread her views on women’s suffrage. Miss F. Gadesden - Florence Marie Armroid Gadsden (the original spelling of her name), born in Paris in... Continue Reading →

Suffrage Showcases: John Stuart Mill

Of course! Men, too played a huge role in fighting for gender equality and suffrage. We can't assume that every man in Britain was misogynistic and ignorant of women's struggles, because many were just as passionate about 'the cause' as Fawcett and the Pankhurst's. John Stuart Mill was a huge equality player that paved the... Continue Reading →

Woolwich’s Suffrage Story

Written by Amy Calvert Woolwich has more than earned its place on the suffrage map. The London district has a rich, interesting and entertaining history (in some instances!) when it comes to suffrage within the Royal Borough of Greenwich. Woolwich's involvement in issues surrounding female enfranchisement was regularly documented in the London Newspapers. Woolwich non-believer... Continue Reading →

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