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project. We celebrated the first votes for women in 2018. Now looking forward to centenary of Equal Franchise Act in 2028! RTs not an endorsement
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LSE Library Dec 4
In our last event of the year, marks the entry of women to professions. Almost 100 years from the day it was passed, find out about the act that enabled women to work in more areas with and . All welcome!
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For do read new blogpost on Astor’s legacy
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So pleased to be at unveiling in today
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Elizabeth Crawford Nov 28
Lady Nancy Astor was elected to Parliament - but the first women to stand were candidates in the Dec 1918 General Election, enabled by the Act passed on 21 Nov 1918. I’ve written posts about these women - here is the 9th
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Astor100 Nov 28
‘Being the first is never easy’ - speaking at the unveiling of the Nancy Astor statue.
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Mari Takayanagi Nov 28
. addressing the crowd in Plymouth - the election of Astor changed politics forever - her arrival in an earthquake
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Lots of school students now joining crowds gathering for statue unveiling
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⁩ and Plymouth town crier spreading the news of first sitting woman MP on Plymouth Hoe
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last minute preparations as unveiling time approaches!
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some of our lovely all woman GWR train crew - thank you for great journey!
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Eileen Luscombe Nov 27
A wonderful achievement :) Well done to all responsible for the monument to Lady Astor. She was a great friend of the Suffragette Fellowship. Here is Nancy replicating the Oath in a recreated HOC c1935
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Mari Takayanagi Nov 28
Petition to Astor from women asking her to stand in Plymouth- 1st name is Bessie Le Cras! Read more about in our blog
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Peter Barratt Nov 28
Why we should use our vote. Alice's prison notes, Holloway 1907. Her hunger strike medal, Leicester prison 1909. (From the Alice Hawkin's collection).
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Astor100 Nov 27
The day is here! The statue of Lady Astor will be revealed this afternoon in Plymouth, but first this morning Great Western Rail are naming a train in her honour. Today, postgraduates at the will be sharing their journey on our twitter for the celebrations!
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Caroline Cross Nov 27
Feeling excited and priviledged to be joining , students people of and many VIPs for this historic day marking 100 years of women in parliament . Wrist band and sash to boot!
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Mari Takayanagi Nov 27
Special ticket for the Astor Express! Now en route to Plymouth for unveiling
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Kathryn Rix Nov 28
En route to Plymouth on the Nancy Astor express to mark 100 years since her election. Train was named earlier by her granddaughter Emily.
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