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 Early police officers wore top hats and frock coats to allay public fears that the new forces were part of the military.
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.