ERO Presents: Out of Essex

The Escapes and Adventures of Kitty Marshall and her Friendship with Mrs Pankhurst.

Join speaker Dr Emelyne Godfrey as she talks about artist and resident of Ongar, Theydon Bois and Sible Hedingham, Emily Katherine (Kitty) Willoughby Marshall who was also Mrs Emmeline Pankhurst’s personal bodyguard.

In fact, both Kitty and her husband Arthur were key players in the Women’s Social and Political Union. Arthur Marshall acted as the lawyer to the suffragettes while Kitty raised funds and fought the forces of the law.

Event details


April 9, 2024


10:30am - 12:00pm



Who for?

For the whole family


Essex Record Office

Wharf Road, Chelmsford, Essex, England, CM2 6YT

How to book

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Booking required.

Please note

Please note: The presentation begins at 10.45am.

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