From Prison to Citizenship: For the right to vote

Tours

Tuesday 30th July 2024

2:00 pm till 3:15 pm | Central Methodist Church Lune Street, Preston, Lancashire PR1 2NL

From exclusion in 1832 to limited franchise in 1918, Helen explores the journey towards citizenship for women, ending with a light hearted look at the first election in Preston when some women could finally cast a vote.
Everyone knows the name Edith Rigby because her niece, Phoebe Hesketh, wrote the Book ‘My Aunt Edith’. Her courage and determination was shared by many other Preston who are often forgotten.

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Edith Rigby Arrested
Guided Walk

Preston Suffragette Walk

Meet centre of Winckley Square Gardens Winckley Square , Preston, England PR1 3JJ

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