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Newspaper report of a court case involving suffragettes
 
Newspaper report of a court case involving suffragettes
 
Newspaper report of a court case involving suffragettes
 
Newspaper report of a court case involving suffragettes
 

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Source 29:  Newspaper report - 'Suffragettes Before Leith Court', 1909

In 1909, Edith Hudson, an Edinburgh nurse and active member of the Women's Social and Political Union (WSPU), also known as Mary Brown, was arrested alongside Elsie Roe-Brown for breaching the peace during Foreign Secretary Sir Edward Grey's meeting in Leith. Hudson was sentenced to thirty days in prison. She was eventually released on payment of a fine by her family.

The provenance of this news cutting is not known.

[NLS Shelfmark: Acc. 4546/6]

 
 

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