Annie Kenney – Oldham

There is a blue plaque to Annie¬† Kenney at Leesbrook Mill in Lees in Oldham where the working class suffragette started full-time work in 1892 as a weaver’s assistant. She later suffered a serious injury when one of her fingers was ripped off by a spinning bobbin.¬† Kenney became involved in trade union activities but … Continue reading Annie Kenney – Oldham