Forgotten Women of Wakefield rediscovered by local Unitarians

7 March 2022

Wakefield Unitarians in West Yorkshire have been running a project to discover and share the stories of the forgotten women of their community, including: Ann Hurst, a newspaper proprietor who campaigned for the abolition of slavery; Clara Clarkson, an early suffragist and Unitarian who rejected social conventions around class and gender; and botanical artist Eliza Gleadall.

Image: Sarah Cobham of the Forgotten Women of Wakefield project (Photographer: John Clifton, Yorkshire Post)

Read more about this project in the Yorkshire Post.

Find out more about the Forgotten Women of Wakefield project by visiting their website.