Edith Rigby blue plaque in Preston

Edith Rigby (1872-1948) suffragette lived here.

Edith Rigby (1872–1948) was an English suffragette, she founded a school in Preston called St. Peter's School, aimed at educating women and girls. She would later become a prominent activist, she was incarcerated seven times and committed several acts of arson. She was a contemporary of Christabel and Sylvia Pankhurst.

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