Jacqui B Writer

Lawrence Harpham Murder Mysteries

It is interesting to read reports of early attempts to promote the case for women’s suffrage.  In this extract from the Bury Free Press, July 1871, Millicent Garrett Fawcett argues against multiple reasons given by men (and anti-suffrage women) against emancipation. She counters all arguments rationally and eloquently, but forty years later the government of the day …

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“One of the women in the group, notably taller than her peers, clapped her hands, “quickly now girls,” she said. “We do not want Millicent to get wind of this.” They hurried down a wide road into a warren of alleyways and presently found themselves at a street corner. The tall woman beckoned them to …

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Vote for Murder combines a true Victorian murder with a 1911 story of suffragism and census evasion.  Both events were inspired by ancestors within my family tree.  But what is the difference between a suffragist & a suffragette? Women’s suffrage was the struggle for the right to vote and stand for electoral office.  Throughout the …

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