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Roots of women's suffrage

juliejtp

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1901 - Civil parish Lambeth - RD Lambeth - Sub RD Kennington Second - County London

Julia A Rooke head/m age 72 born Canada
Edward C son age 27 occ mechincal engineer born Bristol Gloucestershire

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I think this might be her

Abia Jackson baptised 30 Oct 1808 Fathers name John Jackson. If I am right about misspelled entry in census. Husband was from Fullwood. Marriage would be pre registration possibly 1829/30? Isn't in parish records at Kippax.
 

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Seems discrepancy about how she spells surname

Women's Right's Association,
84, Pond Street, Sheffield, Dec. 17, 1851.
Respected Sir, - A recent number of your "Notes to the People" was brought to our last meeting by one of our members. To consider that ably-written letter on "Raising the Charter from the Pot-House," and it was unanimously carried that a vote of thanks be given to you, and reply sent to that effect, for your advocacy of woman's influence; also to solicit your continued support; and in doing so, sir, we beg to state, or rather confirm your statements, that did our brothers but admit our rights to the enjoyment of those political privileges they are striving for, they would find an accession of advocates in the female ***, who would not only raise the Charter from those dens of infamy and vice from which so many of us have to suffer, but would with womanly pride strive to erase that stigma, which by the folly of our brothers has been cast on Chartism, not only by exercising their influence out of doors, but by teaching their children a good sound political education. This, sir, will never be done while men continue to advocate or meet in pot-houses, spending their money, and debarring us from a share in their political freedom.
Signed on behalf of the meeting,
ABIAH HIGGINBOTHAM, Cor. Sec.



Looked up trade index. 1852 Trade index Thomas Higginbotham comb presser 84 Pond Street
 

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