Project ID696
DescriptionMaggie Jones has proposed to research the life and campaigning of Annie Bessant prior to her well-known involvement in the Matchgirls strike. Drawing upon archival material held by the Bishopgate Institute, Maggie will examine Annie's earlier writings on subjects including morality, liberty and equality, punishment, landowners and farm workers, and English republicanism.
TopicSocial history
TypeU3A-led research (SLP)
Year started2017
Source of referenceCitizens 800 website, see below
OutputNone known
NotesThis is one of number of SLPs linked to the Citizens project at Royal Holloway College - see file card 547 for details
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