Miss Florence Elizabeth Mary MacAulay

Gender: Female

Marital Status: Single

Born: 1862

Died: 1945

Place of birth: Reading, Berkshire, England

Education: Somerville College, Oxford

Occupation: Teacher

Main Suffrage Society: WSPU

Society Role: Organiser

Arrest Record: Yes

Recorded Entries: 1


Other sources: http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C4769024
Elizabeth Crawford, The Women's Suffrage Movement: A Reference Guide 1866?1928 (1999)

Further Information:

Family information: Father a bookseller.

Additional Information: Florence had joined the WSPU by 1907, at which time she gave a talk to the WSPU Canning Town branch, London. She became an organiser and travelled frequently. In 1909, she penned a marching song, 'The Women's Marseillaise', 'Arise Ye daughters of a land/That vaunts its liberty!', used by the WSPU. Between 1908 and 1913, she was involved in organising and activites with WSPU branches in Bristol, the Midlands, Edinburgh, Canterbury and Thanet. She was arrested in 1913 at a meeting in Essex Hall, London, where Annie Kenney was also arrested for incitement to riot.

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