Votes For Women - The North Wales Suffragists Campaign 1907-1914, by Barbara Lawson-ReayVotes For Women - The North Wales Suffragists Campaign 1907-1914, by Barbara Lawson-Reay
Book published by Carreg Gwalch in 2015, 280 pages. Paperback (N5901)
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From the rear side cover: The campaign to secure votes for women spread rapidly across North Wales in the years before the First World War. The first cell of the National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies in North Wales was formed in a room at the Cocoa House in Llandudno, now a restaurant. Over a seven year period, that campaign spread from Rhyl to Pwllheli, crossing class and language barriers.
Barbara Lawson-Reay gives a fascinating account of how each cell was formed, as the need to secure votes for women gathered momentum across the land, quite often in the face of violent opposition. She tells the story of the Suffragists, who believed in law-abiding activities, as opposed to the Suffragettes, whose motto was Deeds not Words...
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