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A lifelong campaigner for peace and temperance, she said at an event for the Grove Retreat for Inebriate Women in 1913 that drink adverts should be “stopped in a Christian country”.
This seat was the first to have had a woman candidate from all three major parties.
In 1931, Isobel Goddard was the second woman to stand for Labour in Hastings.
In 1924, the Australian-born Muriel Matters stood for Labour in Hastings.
“We beseech thee, O Lord, on behalf of Emmeline Pankhurst, Helen Crawfurd and all the brave women suffering for their faith. Amen.”
In 1909, Helen Fraser led a suffrage propaganda tour of Scotland.
The Dublin-born Norah Dacre Fox emigrated to England in 1891.
“I’m a bold suffragette who can’t keep quiet.”
In 1929, Frances Louise Josephy contested Winchester for the Liberals and finished third.