Letter to The Pinner Gazette regarding hunger striking prisoners


Museum of London

Museum of London
London, United Kingdom

Letter published in The Pinner Gazette on May 4th 1912 from Manuel Terrero describing his wife, Janie's treatment in Holloway as a hunger striking Suffragette prisoner.
Janie and Manuel Terrero lived in Pinner. In 1910 Janie established a local branch of the Women's Social and Political Union in the area.

Her husband Manuel Terrero was a member of the Men's Political Union For Women's Enfranchisement. JanieTerrero took part in the WSPU window smashing campaign, and was sentenced to four months in Holloway prison in 1912. She was forcibly fed after going on hunger strike.


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