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These women have no descendants to tell their stories, so we have preserved their memories here. You can access the stories by clicking on the women's names below.

Edith Ackerley 1892-1970 from Altrincham, Cheshire – No Descendants, Women at Work, Cheshire County Training College. 9 minute read.

 

Jane Atkinson Aldridge 1868-1947 from Lancaster, Lancashire – Accident, No Descendants, Women at Work, The Mount School. 6 minute read.

Emily Bauer 1882-1956 from Shipley, Yorkshire – No Descendants, Women at War, VAD Personnel. 2 minute read.

Ellen Aitken Bayley 1892-1980 from Dalston, Middlesex – No Descendants, Suicide, Women at Work, Cheshire County Training College. Warning, this story includes an account of suicide. 4 minute read.

Ethel May Bayley 1892-1974 from Chesham, Buckinghamshire – No Descendants, Women at Work, Cheshire County Training College. 4 minute read.

Elsie Burrows 1890-1835 from Frodsham, Cheshire - No Descendants, Suicide, Women at Work, Cheshire County Training College. Warning, this story includes an account of suicide.12 minute read. 

Dorothy Margaret Cash 1885-1964 from Wandsworth, Surrey – No Descendants, Women at Work, The Mount School. 2 minute read​.

May Churchill Clapton 1894-1972 from Wandsworth, Surrey – No Descendants, Women at War, Voluntary Aid Detachment Personnel. 3 minute read.

Elizabeth Mary Collins 1891-1964 from Crewe, Cheshire – No Descendants, Women at Work, Cheshire County Training College. 3 minute read.

Nellie Etches 1891-1967 from Market Drayton, Shropshire – No Descendants, Women at War, Women at Work, Cheshire County Training College. 9 minute read.

Dorothy Furnace, later Dorothy Storey 1895-1967 and Elizabeth 'Lizzie' Furnace, later Elizabeth 'Lizzie' Wilson 1897-1987 from Keswick, Cumberland - No Descendants, Women at War, Women at Work, VAD Personnel. 6 minute read.

Fanny Gwendoline Gallimore, later Fanny Gwendoline Oldham 1892-1975 from Sandbach, Cheshire - No Descendants, Women at Work, Cheshire County Training College. 7 minute read.   NEW

Florence Marion Gibbon 1890-1965 from Altrincham, Cheshire - No Descendants, Women at Work, Cheshire County Training College. 8 minute read.

Edith Eileen Godson 1894-1975 from Heckington, Lincolnshire – No Descendants, Women at War, Women at Work, VAD Personnel. 2 minute read.

Bessie Jones 1891-1967 from Upton, Cheshire – No Descendants, Woman at War, Women at Work, Cheshire County Training College. 6 minute read.

Dora Jones, later Dora White 1891-1970 from Knutsford, Cheshire – No Descendants, Women at Work, Cheshire County Training College. 11 minute read.

 

Dorothy Jones 1891-1977 from Seacombe, Cheshire – No Descendants, Women at Work, Cheshire County Training College. 8 minute read.

The Leighton Sisters from Herne Hill, Lambeth, Surrey Ada Florence 1870-1863, Frances Mary 1871-1970, Caroline Jessie 1874-1965, Lottie Matilda 1877-1964 and Gertrude Fanny 1880-1931 - Mental Health, No Descendants, Women at Work. 15 minute read.

Selina Melville 1869-1952 from France - Alcoholism, No Descendants, St. Joseph’s Inebriate Reformatory. 5 minute read.

Muriel Osmond Mesney c.1893-1928 from Sticklepath, Devon, born in Sarawak, Borneo - No Descendants, Women at War, Voluntary Aid Detachment Personnel. 8 minute read.

Hannah Mary Morris, later Hannah Mary Bailey 1890-1982 from Abergavenny, Montgomeryshire – No Descendants, Women at Work, Cheshire County Training College. 3 minute read.

Alice Mabel Paget-Tomlinson, aka Mabel Paget-Tomlinson 1876-1953 from Great Crosby, Lancashire – No Descendants, Women at War, Voluntary Aid Detachment Personnel. 4 minute read.

Elizabeth Poskitt 1885-1954 from Pontefract, Yorkshire – Disability, No Descendants, Women at War, Voluntary Aid Detachment Personnel. 3 minute read.

Florence Dent Priestman 1885-1972 and Margaret Priestman 1885-1930 from Hull, Yorkshire – Activism, No Descendants, Suicide, Women at Work, The Mount School. Please note that this story includes an account of a suicide. 8 minute read.

Eleanor Quayle, later Eleanor Beard 1891-1961 from Hyde, Cheshire – No Descendants, Women at Work, Cheshire County Training College. 8 minute read.

Winifred Alice Reid 'Reidie' 1891-1969 from Leytonstone, Essex - No Descendants, Women at Work. 3 minute read.

Elsie Robinson 1888-1980 from Northwich, Cheshire – No Descendants, Voluntary Aid Detachment Personnel, Women at War, Women at Work, Cheshire County Training College. 4 minute read.

Florence Roscoe 1891-1913 from Crewe, Cheshire – No Descendants, Women at Work, Cheshire County Training College. 4 minute read.

Lilian Evelyn, aka Lilian Ethel Ryder, later Lilian Evelyn Booth 1890-1985 and Ivy Grace, aka Grace Joy Ryder 1892-1969 from Sandbach, Cheshire – No Descendants (Ivy), Women at Work, Cheshire County Training College. 10 minute read.

Elsie Heaton Sault 1892-1987 from Great Meols, Cheshire – No Descendants, Women at Work, Cheshire County Training College. 6 minute read.

Beatrice Amy Shepherd, later Beatrice Amy Prickman 1872-1964 from Newton Arloch, Cumberland - No Descendants, VAD Personnel, Women at War. 9 minute read.

The Tangye Girls Sarah Tangye, later Sarah Price 1845-1932 from Illogan, Cornwall; Annie Jayne Tangye 1861--1947 from Birmingham, Worcestershire; Barbara Catherine Tangye, later Barbara Catherine Smith 1904-1991 from Kings Norton, Worcestershire – No Descendants, Women at Work, The Mount School. 8 minute read.

Leah Leona Urinowski 1891-1978 from Liscard, Cheshire – No Descendants, Women at Work, Cheshire County Training College. 4 minute read.

Annie Clark Warburton 1891-1963 –from Bosden, Cheshire - No Descendants, Women at Work, Cheshire County Training College. 6 minute read.

Hilda Wright, later Hilda Fowles 1890-1989 from Nantwich, Cheshire – No Descendants, Women at Work, Cheshire County Training College. 3 minute read.

Georgina Wyche 1875-1901 from Highbury, London - Mental Health, No Descendants, Suicide, Women at Work. Warning, this story includes an account of suicide. 5 minute read.

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