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Mrs Higgins – Walkley suffragette

Mrs Higgins - Walkley suffragette

Sheffield Daily Telegraph 4 Apr 1907
SHEFFIELD SUFFRAGETTES
Home From London Prison
NO CROWD TO WELCOME THEM

Sheffield was quite indifferent last evening when the two local Suffragettes returned home from prison. Mrs. Higgins and Mrs. Lockwood were two of the ladies imprisoned for the last raid upon the House of Commons. They were liberated from Holloway Gaol yesterday morning, and reached Sheffield by Midland train in the evening.

Mrs Higgins hails from the Walkley district…

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One comment on “Mrs Higgins – Walkley suffragette

  1. walkleycemetery
    April 16, 2013

    I believe she was called Annie, though most reports only refer to her as Mrs Higgins. I have not been able to find anything else about her – where did she live, who was Mr Higgins, are there descendants?

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