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Rosa May Billinghurst: Suffragette on Three Wheels

Rosa May Billinghurst (1873-1953) was born and raised in Lewisham, London. As a child, she contracted an illness which left her paralyzed from the waist down. Her condition did not, however, deter her from joining the WSPU in 1907 or … Continue reading

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An Index of Inspiring Lady Cyclists Wheelwomen features short profiles of the women who made cycling history. Many of these individuals appear on the margins of cycling history, but they deserve attention in their own right. The women profiled here were … Continue reading

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