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Newspaper report on Suffragette militancy

1912

Museum of London

Museum of London

Newscutting from the Daily Mirror referring to suffragette militancy. Headed 'suffragette rendered unconscious by blows' the cutting comprises three captioned images that show policemen having to protect suffragettes from attack by an angry crowd during a demonstration at Llanystymdwy in Wales.
This newscutting refers to an event that occured on Saturday 21st September 1912 when Suffragettes disrupted the opening ceremony of the Village Institute of Llanystumdwy, Wales by David Lloyd George. Llanystumdwy was the childhood home of Lloyd George. The protest resulted in violent and aggressive confrontation between the Suffragettes and an angry mob of locals who had gathered to witness the opening.

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