Women's Franchise League
The Women's Franchise League
was a British organisation created by the suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst
together with her husband Richard
and others in 1889, fourteen years before the creation of the Women's Social and Political Union
The President of the organisation in 1889 was Harriet McIlquham
In 1895 the committee who met in Aberystwyth
were Ursula Mellor Bright
, Mrs Behrens, Esther? Bright, Herbert Burrows
, Dr Clark MP, Mrs Hunter of Matlock Bank, Jane Brownlow
, Mrs E. James (who lived locally), H.N.Mozley
, Alice Cliff Scatcherd
, Countess Gertrude Guillaume-Schack
, Jane Cobden Unwin
and Mrs Pankhurst
The organisation's main achievement was to secure the vote for women in local elections after the campaigning of its member.
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