Elizabeth Crooks, Herstory

Written By Lynne Dixon, June 2018 Will Crooks, the popular Labour MP for Woolwich in the early 1900s, notably has a high profile in history, but finding out about the wife of a well known man like Crooks presents difficulties.¬†Why? Wives manage to be hidden behind their husbands, not only in public life but also... Continue Reading →

Woolwich’s Suffrage Story

Written by Amy Calvert Woolwich has more than earned its place on the suffrage map. The London district has a rich, interesting and entertaining history (in some instances!) when it comes to suffrage within the Royal Borough of Greenwich. Woolwich's involvement in issues surrounding female enfranchisement was regularly documented in the London Newspapers. Woolwich non-believer... Continue Reading →

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