#TwiceRemoved travels back to 1911 to investigate our suffragist ancestors. Examining suffragist rather than suffragette actions, discover the forgotten women that campaigned for our rights today.
Expert guest Tara Morton explains the work of the Mapping Women’s Suffrage 1911 project, including how family historians can get involved!
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Mapping Women’s Suffrage 1911
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A Spotlight on Tara Morton
The Mapping Women’s Suffrage 1911 project is on a mission to identify and map the locations and lives of as many Votes for women campaigners as possible. Tara Morton is the creator and Project Coordinator for this important project.
Tara has a BA (hons) and MA in Modern British History. She is the creator and Project Officer for Mapping Women’s Suffrage 1911. Tara has a special interest in all things suffrage and the visual arts, with published articles focusing on suffrage artist group, the Suffrage Atelier. She is currently completing a PhD at the University of Warwick.
You can find more about Tara Morton at the Mapping Women’s Suffrage 1911 project website here, or follow Tara on Twitter.
- Mapping Women’s Suffrage 1911
- The Suffrage Collection at the London School of Economics & Political Science (which includes digital copies of newspapers such as The Vote)
- Parliamentary Archives, “Women and the Vote” and a PDF listing all the names (and some addresses) for those that signed the 1866 petition.
- Historical Association’s Women’s Suffrage history resources (includes several for schools – the suffragettes are great for getting children interested in family history)
- Women’s Suffrage Movement in Britain and Ireland: A Regional Survey by Elizabeth Crawford
- The Women’s Suffrage Movement: A Reference Guide 1866-1928 by Elizabeth Crawford
- Vanishing for the Vote: Suffrage, Citizenship and the Battle for the Census by Jill Liddington
- Cat and Mouse by Tim Vicary
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