SITE MAP for
Women of Victorian and Edwardian Hastings, Sussex, UK


WOMEN of 19th CENTURY HASTINGS

Overview of women's status
The legal status of women
Pregnancy
Infanticide
A coroner's report
Felonies
Court reports
Education
Social classes
Living conditions of each class
Life in Market Passage
Upper class women
Charity workers
Women of the Lawn and the Uplands
Lower class women
The underclass
Prostitution


WOMEN IN PAID WORK AND 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


NOTABLE WOMEN CONNECTED WITH HASTINGS

Matilda Betham Edwards
Dr Elizabeth Blackwell
Sophia Jex Blake
(Speech by Sophia Jex Blake)
Barbara Bodichon
Dr Anna Kingsford
Marianne North
(Marianne North in the Census)
Bessie Rayner Parkes
Clare Sheridan
Countess Waldegrave
Notable visitors

SUFFRAGISTS CONNECTED WITH HASTINGS

19th century

Miss Fricker Hall
Mrs Eiloart
Mrs Tubbs
Jane Strickland
Mrs Slade
Male supporters

20th century

Mary Allen
Elsie Bowerman
Dorothy Bowker
Mabel Capper
Mrs Darent Harrison
The MacMunns
Kitty Marion and Clara Giveen
Muriel Matters
Dora Montefiore
Mary Richardson
Mrs Sieveking

WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE IN HASTINGS

Hastings suffrage home page
Public displays
Militant speech
Anti suffragette riot
Tax Resistance League 1
Tax Resistance League 2
Arson at Levetleigh


THE NATIONAL MOVEMENT

Suffragette images
NUWSS
WSPU


ADMIN

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Helena Wojtczak BSc (Hons) FRHistS