Tag: Women’s History


Poppy Wingate: Temple Newsam’s Golfing Pioneer

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Poppy Wingate was England’s first professional woman golfer, and she began her career right here at Temple Newsam.
Miss Alicia Walton

Alicia Walton and the Role of the 19th Century Superintendent of Nurses

While looking for objects associated with Leeds General Infirmary, Rebecca Fallas was drawn to a picture of this kindly looking but clearly formidable woman.
Mrs Gertrude Bray