National Union of Townswomen's Guilds

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Textual Production Amber Reeves
AR edited, together with her husband , The Woman's Leader (successor to The Common Cause, which issued its first number on 6 February 1920 and ran until March 1933). She was sole editor for...
Textual Production Mary Stott
Mary Stott published Organization Woman: The Story of the National Union of Townswomen's Guilds.
British Books in Print. J. Whitaker and Sons, 1987.
1979
British Library Catalogue.
Textual Production Mary Stott
The National Union of Townswomen's Guilds is a charity formed after the success of the struggle for the suffrage, and devoted to advancing the education of women (as well as to providing social amenities). It...

Timeline

Later 1928
After the Representation of the People Act made women electorally equal, Eva Hubback and Margery Corbett Ashby founded the National Union of Guilds for Citizenship (later the National Union of Townswomen's Guilds).
23 January 1929
The first local branch of the National Union of Guilds for Citizenship (later the National Union of Townswomen's Guilds) opened at Haywards Heath.
April 1933
The Townswoman began monthly publication from the National Union of Townswomen's Guilds at 2 Cromwell Place, London, with articles on domestic issues.
Spring1933
The National Union of Guilds for Citizenship changed its name to the National Union of Townswomen's Guilds ; its periodical became The Townswoman.
1953
At its annual meeting (at Blackpool) the National Union of Townswomen's Guilds resolved to become a pressure group for lobbying public and political bodies.