404 Hampstead Garden Suburb Virtual Museum : Individual : Dorothy Pethick [SUF36]
Dorothy Pethick

Name: Dorothy Pethick

Dates: 1881 - 1970

Lived at: Meadway Court (from at least 1918 to 1926)

Suffrage organisation(s):

  • Women's Social and Political Union (WSPU) until 1912,
  • United Suffragists

Key roles:
  • WSPU organiser in Bristol and south-west and Leicester.

1911 Census:
  • Evader. Organised a mass evasion at WSPU’s Leicester offices which involved up to 30 women.

Militant Activities:
  • Organised protests including window breaking.
  • Arrested June 1909 in deputation to House of Commons.
  • Also in Newcastle, where imprisoned and went on hunger strike.
  • Sentenced but released twice in 1910.

Other achievements:
  • Not available

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