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Margery Corbett Ashby

1882 - 22 May 1981

Suffragist, feminist, and Liberal


Let us awake and determine that women shall enter the machine to direct it for the defence of democracy.

Urging women to join political parties, WFL Bulletin January 1939


Looking back, I now see I was a revolutionary at heart.


There can be no liberty for women when liberty ceases to be a recognised right.

Speech to IAW, January 1939


A world governed by force, brutality and fraud will find no place for women, save as breeders of men and forced labourers.

Quoted in Huddersfield Daily Examiner, 1939



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