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February 4, 2019

Plaques and Celebrations

On the 14th December 2018 we unveiled a plaque to the Nottingham Suffragette Helen Kirkpatrick Watts in the Nottingham Arboretum.

This was the first time,

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February 7, 2019

Nottinghamshire Suffragettes

New Research on Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Suffragettes and Suffragists

There are several new pieces of research that have been published this year and can be made available on request or accessed on the internet. 

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February 7, 2019

Florence Nightingale Bi – Centenary

Florence Nightingale Bi – Centenary in 2020 – we are linking to the Nottingham University project – Florence Nightingale come home for 2020 and will be running with a series of meetings.

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May 6, 2019

Ethel Gordon Fenwick – The First Nurse

This year (2019) marks the centenary of the Nurses Registration Act of 1919 which was only realised after a lengthy campaign. Ethel Gordon Fenwick nee Manson (1857-1947) was one of the leaders of this campaign and appears as Nurse Number 1 when the register opened in 1923.

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