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Michelle found images and de­tails about her an­ces­tor in A Cen­tury of the East End by Rose­mary Tay­lor and Christo­pher Lloyd, where Jane Savoy is shown ar­rang­ing a peace party in the East End for chil­dren, while East End Suf­fragettes, which Rose­mary wrote with Sarah Jack­son, gave key de­tails of the visit to Asquith.


An ex­hi­bi­tion, The Women’s Hall, is run­ning at the Tower Ham­lets Lo­cal His­tory Li­brary and Ar­chives un­til 30 Oc­to­ber 2018. This com­mem­o­rates the work of lesser-known women of the East End who fought for the cause along­side Sylvia Pankhurst. Visit eas­t­end­wom­ensmu­ the-wom­ens-hall for de­tails.


The East Lon­don Fed­er­a­tion of Suf­fragettes had its own pub­li­ca­tion, to spread the word of marches and coun­ter­act neg­a­tive press. The Woman’s Dread­nought reg­u­larly men­tioned the names of speak­ers and ac­tivists. It can be viewed at bri­tish news­pa­per as well as via find­my­


The web­site Spi­tal­fields Life has a map show­ing key events in suf­fragette his­tory that took place in the East End: spi­tal­field­slife. com/2018/02/07/cel­e­bratingeast-end-suf­fragettes. There are tes­ti­mo­ni­als high­light­ing the suf­fragettes’ strug­gle, as well as the daily ebb and flow of life in the com­mu­nity.

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