Christabel pankhurst

Learn about the inspiring life and legacy of Christabel Pankhurst, a leading figure in the suffrage movement. Discover how she fearlessly fought for women's rights and paved the way for gender equality.
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Mother's Delight By Becky Brown Christabel Pankhurst (1880-1958) England's suffrage movement is personified in the Pankhurst family. No one had more influence on radical tactics, politics and propaganda than Christabel, the eldest daughter of a political family. In 1936 the King honored her for her leadership by appointing her a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire Christabel's mother Emmeline Pankhurst, (1858-1928) In 1903 Emmeline Pankhurst and her three daughters, Christabel…

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Detail of picture of Christabel Pankhurst and Mary Gawthorpe, Manchester 1909

When I said that the WSPU postcards showed the second picture I'd found of Mary, I was unwittingly wrong. For years I've had a postcard on my wall of Christabel Pankhurst in Manchester, with posters advertising her meeting at the Free Trade Hall, the scene of the 1905 arrest that got her imprisoned and kicked the suffrage movement up a gear. In January 1909 when this was taken, Mary Gawthorpe was well established as the WSPU's organiser, running their Manchester office. That's Christabel…

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