On June 30 1837 an Act of Parliament abolished punishment by the Pillory

Punishment by Pillory was ended by an Act of Parliament on 30 June 1837. The pillory generally consisted of a…

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Could our Ancestors Vote?

Could our Ancestors Vote? Well the answer to that question is depends who they were and where they resided. In…

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National League for opposing Women’s Suffrage 1911

National League for opposing Women’s Suffrage 1911 Interesting article from my local evening newspaper yesterday which reported on the setting…

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