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Charge sheet issued to Florence Haig

London Metropolitan Police1912

Museum of London

Museum of London

Charge sheet issued to the suffragette Florence Haig ordering her to appear before Bow Street court. The sheet refers to the charge of causing wilful damage to D H Evans' Oxford Street department store. Florence's action of smashing one of the store's windows was undertaken as part of the Women's Social and Political Union (W.S.P.U.) window-smashing campaign of March 1912. At trial Florence was found guilty and received a sentence of four months' imprisonment in Holloway Gaol.

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