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Women of 19th and 20th century England: A study of Hastings

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THE 19th CENTURY


HASTINGS PEOPLE:

Notable women
Barbara Bodichon
Sophia Jex Blake
Speech by Sophia Jex Blake
Marianne North
Marianne North in the Census
Bessie Rayner Parkes
Countess Waldegrave

LIFE:

Overview of women's status
The legal status of women
Charity work
Pregnancy
Infanticide
A coroner's report
Felonies
Court reports
Education
The position of women in 1850

CLASS ISSUES:

Social classes
Living conditions of each class
Life in Market Passage
Upper class women
Women of the Lawn and the Uplands
Lower class women
The underclass
Prostitution


WOMEN IN WORK AND IN TRADES:

'Upper' working class women
Washerwomen
Seamstresses
Domestic servants
School teachers
Women traders
Publicans
Hoteliers
Lodging house keepers
Adverts from tradeswomen

MISCELLANY:

Bloomers
Emigration of spinsters
Women in the later 19th century

HASTINGS & ST LEONARDS

Old Town 1850s map
St Leonards 1873 map
Hastings 1859 map
Miscellany: St Leonards
Miscellany: Hastings
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THE 20th CENTURY



HASTINGS SUFFRAGETTES:

Hastings suffrage home page
Public displays
Militant speech
Anti suffragette riot
Tax Resistance League 1
Tax Resistance League 2
Arson at Levetleigh
Elsie Bowerman
Mary "Slasher" Richardson
Mary Allen (police)
Muriel Matters

THE NATIONAL MOVEMENT:

Suffragette images
NUWSS
WSPU
Diversion to Thanet 1
Diversion to Thanet 2
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Victorian women

Social class

Notable women

Hastings maps and photos

Suffragettes in Hastings

Suffragettes in Thanet

Elsie Bowerman

Railwaywomen

Marianne North

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