Presentation to Mrs Pankhurst: January 1909
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Presentation to Mrs Pankhurst: January 1909. Emmeline Pankhurst, Honorary Secretary, and later Honorary Treasurer, of the WSPU, c1909. Born in Manchester from a Radical political background, Emmeline Goulden married Dr Richard Pankhurst, the 'Red Doctor', a Radical, feminist barrister. Their three daughters were all involved in the WSPU, one son died before the campaign had started, and the other died at the height of the militancy in 1910. Emmeline was a charismatic and eloquent speaker and was 'immensely popular' with the membership.
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