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Alexandra Fisher (1874-1958)

Head mistress at Bishop Auckland Girl’s County School from 1917

Isabella Pearson Johnson nee Vasey (1865-1951)

Married Sergeant Johnson, a worker at Stanhope Prisoner of War Camp in 1917

Edith Jane Dale (1865-1956)

Wife of High Sheriff of County Durham appealed for donations of pearls

Durham County Council's dairy and poultry school at Sherburn Hall

School training women in dairy work and poultry keeping during the war

Eliza Anna Maidment (1868-1950)

Principal of Durham County Council’s dairy and poultry school

Thomas Scarff (1868-1954)

Miner from Shildon declined to serve as council chairman due to pacifist beliefs

Ernest Wilby (1882-1943)

South Moor man served in the 19th Battalion DLI

Frank Paterson (1890-1919)

Owner of Hartlepool laundry served with Royal Garrison Artillery

Nora Cecilia Deary (1882-1966)

Sunderland shipyard worker claimed compensation for unfair dismissal

Rachel Ganley (1889-1959)

Sunderland shipyard worker claimed compensation for unfair dismissal

Fanny Isabel Taylor (1884-1947)

Represented the interested of women workers in Hartlepool

The Comrades of the Great War

Ex-service men's organisation


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