leaders Christabel and Adela were her greataunts.
The new website charts the history of the suffragette
movement around the north-east from 1867 to 1918, inset, Professor Sarah Pederson
Made by HM Williamson, of Longton, Staffordshire, it includes the symbolic colours of the suffragettes
: purple for loyalty and dignity, white for purity and green for hope.
Without their wealth, determination and skills we might never have heard of the 'suffragettes
The 1st Upton Rainbows, 3rd Upton Rainbows and 5th Chester Brownies, who have been working on their Vote 100 badge, sang the suffragette
song from Mary Poppins.
'Suffragists' campaigned using peaceful methods such as lobbying, while the 'suffragettes
' were determined to win the right to vote for women by any means.
were so-called due to their militant approach to the fight for women's suffrage.
Carey Mulligan's character risks everything in the name of women's rights in Suffragette
In her early thirties, and against the wishes of her parents, she became a suffragette
fighting to get women the vote.
Walk in the footsteps of suffragettes
TWO guided walks which will celebrate both local and national anniversaries will take place in Huddersfield tomorrow.
There is also a collection of 101 postcards of leading suffragettes
including Emmeline Pankhurst and Lady Constance Lytton.
Local and national Suffragette
information will be available from the Local Studies Volunteers.