Pioneer Women

Winckley Square Women Pioneers Guided Walk


Sunday 12th September 2021

11:30 am till 12:45 pm | Winckley Square Preston PR1

Susan Douglass will introduce you to the lives of Winckley Women Pioneers who were ‘female firsts’ in Preston, including:

Louisa Walsh the 1st Headmistress of Preston High School for Girls – publicly humiliated by the Headmaster of the Boys Grammar School. Alice Stoneman ‘Steamboat Lady’, headmistress of the Park School, Preston’s 1st municipal secondary for girls. Avice Pimblett Preston’s 1st woman councillor, 1st woman alderman and 1st woman mayor. Dorothy Heaton Preston’s 1st woman solicitor and the 1st woman to open a Practice. A champion of Women’s rights.

Refreshments are included in the price of the ticket. To keep everyone safe we ask that all participants have received both vaccinations.


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