Manchester High School for Girls


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Education Sylvia Pankhurst
SP was educated with her sisters at Manchester High School for Girls , where she excelled scholastically. However, she suffered social discrimination because her father refused to allow her to study the Bible.
Romero, Patricia W. E. Sylvia Pankhurst: Portrait of a Radical. Yale University Press.
Family and Intimate relationships Mary Agnes Hamilton
MAH 's mother, born Daisy Duncan but later called Margaret by her husband, was lovely, but completely uninterested in her own looks.
Hamilton, Mary Agnes. Remembering My Good Friends. Jonathan Cape.
She had been under eleven when her Irish Home Ruler father died...


20 March 1907: Sara Burstall, headmistress of Manchester...

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20 March 1907

Sara Burstall , headmistress of Manchester High School for Girls , chaired a meeting in the school's library in Manchester which resulted in the founding of the British Federation of University Women .


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