Selected Sources

Victorian and Edwardian England (General Sources)

Beeton, Isabella.  Mrs. Beeton’s Book of Household Management.  1861.  Ed. Nicola Humble.  Abr. ed.  Oxford: Oxford UP, 2000.

Flanders, Judith.  The Victorian House: Domestic Life from Childbirth to Deathbed.  London: Harper Perennial, 2003.

Mitchell, Sally.  Daily Life in Victorian England.  Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1996.

Pearsall, Ronald. Edwardian Life and Leisure. Newton Abbot, UK: David & Charles, 1973.

Quennell, Peter. The Day Before Yesterday: A Photographic Album of Daily Life in Victorian and Edwardian Britain. London: Dent, 1978.

Read, Donald, ed. Edwardian England. London: Croom Helm, 1982.

The History of Women Lawyers in England

Albisetti, James C.  “Portia Ante Portas: Women and the Legal Profession in Europe, ca. 1870-1925.”  Journal of Social History, Vol. 33, No. 4 (Summer, 2000), pp. 825-857.

Howsam, Leslie. “‘Sound-minded women’: Eliza Orme and the study and practice of law in late-Victorian England.” Atlantis 15.1 (1989): 44-55.

Mossman, Mary Jane.  “The First Women Lawyers: ‘Piecemeal Progress and Circumscribed Success.'”  Osgoode Hall Law Journal Vol. 45, No. 2 (2007): pp. 379-395.

Prest, Wilfrid.  “‘One Hawkins, a Female Sollicitor’: Women Lawyers in Augustan England.”  Huntington Library Quarterly Vol. 57, No. 4 (Autumn, 1994), pp. 353-358.

Sommerlad, Hilary and Peter Sanderson.  Gender, Choice and Commitment: Woman Solicitors in England and Wales and the Struggle for Equal Status.  Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing, 1998.

The History of Women’s Suffrage in England

Caine, Barbara. English Feminism 1780-1980. Oxford, UK: Oxford UP, 1997.

Holton, Sandra Stanley. Suffrage Days: Stories from the Women’s Suffrage Movement. London: Routledge, 1996.

Lytton, Constance. Prisons & Prisoners: The Stirring Testimony of a Suffragette. 1914. London: Virago, 1988.

Pankhurst, Emmeline. My Own Story. New York, NY: Hearst’s International Library, 1914.

Wilson, Gretchen. With All Her Might: The Life of Gertrude Harding, Militant Suffragette. Fredericton, NB: Goose Lane, 1996.