Standard Name: Ashton, Margaret
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|Family and Intimate relationships||Eleanor Rathbone||
Margaret Ashton , a Manchester cousin, resigned from the Liberal party over the issue of suffrage in 1906. Two years later she became the first woman elected to the Manchester City Council . She was...
MR served on the executive committee of the NUWSS along with suffragists Dorothea Rackham , Chrystal Macmillan , Margaret Ashton , Catherine Marshall , Ida O'Malley , Kathleen Courtney , and Isabella Ford . By...
|Occupation||Kathleen E. Innes||
Among those drafted to form the Mandate's Honorary Council in Britain were prominent politicians, clergy, feminists, and writers such as Margaret Ashton , Margaret Bondfield , Vera Brittain , Arthur Henderson , Laurence Housman ,...
Through her anti-war activities, MR became involved with the Women's International League (WIL) , a pacifist organisation founded by British women who had attended the Women's International Congress in Amsterdam in 1915. Back in England...
|politics||Isabella Ormston Ford||
Several members of the Women's International League were committed suffragists, including Helena Swanwick , Maude Royden , Margaret Ashton , Kate Courtney , and Charlotte Despard . Others were IOF 's old friends from the...
LB 's papers at Manchester Central Library have been published on film by Adam Matthew in 1994, with those of Margaret Ashton , as the first part of Women's Suffrage Collection. The second part...
|Textual Features||Millicent Garrett Fawcett||
The microfilm collection is in two parts. Part 1 contains the papers of Lydia Becker and Margaret Ashton . Part 2 contains MGF 's papers, as well as sections on women's suffrage, education, employment, welfare...
Early August 1914
In response to the support for Britain's war effort pledged by Millicent Garrett Fawcett and other National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies Executive Committee members, several leading members of the Union resigned to form the...