Emma Sproson – Suffragette and Wolverhampton Councillor
The next meeting of the Society takes place on Thursday 9th February at 7:30 pm in St. Andrew's Church, Bilston Street, Sedgley.The speaker is Sara Trayers who has researched the colourful life of 'Red Emma'.
Emma Sproson was a key Black Country activist in the suffragette movement and other campaigns to secure full voting rights for women. She gained national recognition in 1907 when marches in London were dealt with by mounted police.
In 1921, at the third attempt, she became Wolverhampton's first female councillor.
Join us for an evening celebrating the successful fight for 'Votes for Women'.
Admission is £2 – exact amount appreciated.