Frances McPhun

Frances McPhun, 1876-1960

“I am Frances McPhun. I graduated with an MA in Political Economy from Glasgow University where my sister Margaret and I were both members of the University’s suffrage union. I was involved in organising The Pageant of Famous Scottish Women held in Edinburgh in 1909. In 1912, Margaret and I were arrested for smashing windows in London. We were sent to Holloway Prison, where we went on hunger strike.”

Researched by GWL and read by Margaret Manley.

Animated by Patrick Colquhoun, City of Glasgow College
(https://pcolquhoun1997.wixsite.com/mysite).

Location: Glasgow

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