Forgotten Women of Wakefield rediscovered by local Unitarians

Wakefield Unitarians (Westgate Chapel – Unitarian) in West Yorkshire have been running a project to discover and share the stories of the forgotten women of their community.

including: Ann Hurst, a newspaper proprietor who campaigned for the abolition of slavery;

Clara Clarkson, an early suffragist and Unitarian who rejected social conventions around class and gender;

and botanical artist Eliza Gleadall.

Read the full story here:…/forgotten-women-of…/

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