Emmeline Pankhurst, who had founded the Women’s Social & Political Union, being arrested as a Suffragette

Emmeline Pankhurst Suffragette leader founded the ‘Women’s Social & Political Union and crucial in obtaining women’s suffrage. Arrested 12 times in spending 30 days in prison. [PLEASE, VOTE for those who stand with us!

Manchester City Police peelers parade in the yard of the city's Albert Street Police Staion in the 1850s. Early police officers wore top hats and frock coats to allay public fears that the new forces were part of the military. To find out more about Greater Manchester Police please visit our website. http://www.gmpmuseum.com

Manchester City Police peelers parade in the yard of the city's Albert Street Police Staion in the Early police officers wore top hats and frock coats to allay public fears that the new forces were part of the military.

This picture in 1953 shows how popular Market Street is with shoppers, with pedestrians cramming the pavements.

Our nostalgic images capture how the busy shopping street has changed since the start of the twentieth century

Women in coal mining; Wigan colliery girls from Mary Evans. Wigan is a town in Greater Manchester, UK

This picture of Wigan pit-brow girls in trousers was taken in the during a period when there was much concern about the bad moral effect mine-work had on women (they wore trousers! From Fabric of Society, by Jane Tozer and Sarah Levitt.

Manc and Proud Round Coaster Manchester Bee Worker Bee Northern Quarter Mosiac Black and Yellow

Manchester's river canal

Vacation Places, Salford, Manchester England, Backpacker, Northern Ireland, British Isles, Usb, United Kingdom, Environment

Glossop workhouse women's uniforms

The inmates are better dressed than I expected. But as workhouses only had minimal or no heat, I don't think these clothes would have kept them very warm.

'Pit brow lass' (coal mine surface worker) in Wigan, Greater Manchester, n.d.

'Pit brow lass' (coal mine surface worker) in Wigan, Greater Manchester, n. my grandmother Caroline Gaskell SIMM was a pit brow lass.

❤️ Manchester.

Everyone's watching this city unite ❤️ captured this perfectly

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