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Thursday, 28 October 2010

Rona Robinson

Rona Robinson studied at Owens College and in 1905 she became the first woman in the United Kingdom to gain a first-class degree in chemistry. She gave up her career in teaching to become a member of the WSPU and suffered hunger-strikes and forced-feeding.

http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/WrobinsonR.htm

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