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Abberley Women and the Vote

Both Cherry Isherwood and Jo Roche have been eager to find evidence of Abberley women’s involvement in local government and the electoral process.  Were there any suffragettes in Abberley?  Jo Roche investigates…  Women were not prohibited from voting in the United Kingdom until the 1832 Reform Act. The 1834 ‘Poor Law Act’ gave duly qualified women the … Continue reading