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February 2018 Blog Posts (1)

The Suffragettes, Arson, Cricket and a Lady’s Hat

The centenary of some women gaining the right to vote has recently been celebrated, and local events involving the suffragettes maybe of interest.

On 7 June 1913, the Pavilion at North Middlesex Cricket Club in Park Road was almost completely destroyed by fire.  Responsibility for the blaze was claimed by The Women's Social and Political Union (The WSPU) whose members were better known as The Suffragettes, in their newspaper "The Suffragette.”  But why would …

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Added by Mike Harris on February 10, 2018 at 12:30 — No Comments

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