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Discrete CollectionsThe Women's Library
TitleSchofield-Coates, Mrs
Ref No8SUF/B/042
Box Fetch NoBox 1: Disc 10
LevelFile
Date12 Apr 1975
Extent6:00 mins
DescriptionInterview took place at Levick House, Middlesbrough. This is an old people's home, and Mrs Schofield-Coates was really too frail for a useful interview, despite her daughter's willingness for it to occur. A nurse and her daughter are present. Interviewee is widow of Charles Coates (d.1939) and sister-in-law of Marion Coates-Hanson (b.1870). Also see interviews with her daughters Marion Johnson [8SUF/B/041] and Alice Richards [8SUF/B/142] and 8SUF/B/153.

Interview summary:
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As a child, taken to live with her aunt. Became a teacher and met Miss Billington, [Teresa Billington-Greig] teaching at the same school. Joined Women' Freedom League (WFL). Churchill an election candidate. Imprisoned for refusing to leave the railings of House of Commons.
URLhttps://www.lse.ac.uk/library/collection-highlights/the-suffrage-interviews
Related Record8SUF/B/041
8SUF/B/142
8SUF/B/153
Access StatusOpen
Access ConditionsInterview recordings are available online and can be accessed at the link provided in this record.
Former Reference NumberTape 12
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