The Scientific and Political Union hall at 55 Old Bailey was a venue for numerous City of London Charter Association meetings and social events. This page tells its story. Continue reading 55 Old Bailey: the City of London Chartist hall
Mary Ann Walker was a Chartist lecturer who briefly became a media sensation. This is her story. Continue reading Mary Ann Walker – Chartist lecturer
Susanna Inge came to fame as secretary of the City of London Female Chartist Association, but this was just one episode in a long life. This is her life story. Continue reading Susanna Inge, 1820 – 1902
Women’s Chartist associations existed across the country, especially in the early years of Chartism, but faced an uphill struggle to be heard both within Chartism and more widely. Continue reading Women’s Chartist associations
First translator of the Communist Manifesto. Continue reading Helen Macfarlane, 1818-1860
This page briefly outlines the political activities in which Chartist women took part, examines the extent of Female Chartist Associations in Scotland, and lists women known to have participated in Scottish Chartism.
Continue reading Chartist women in Scotland
This is the story of the City of London Female Chartists Association and of its treatment at the hands of an enthralled but horrified press. Continue reading City of London Female Chartists Association