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date: 29 May 2020

Watson [née Wall], Edith Marylocked

(1888–1966)
  • Hilary Frances

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Watson [née Wall], Edith Mary (1888–1966), suffragist and police officer, was born on 6 November 1888, in the infirmary, Hackney union workhouse, the illegitimate daughter of Martha Wall, a domestic servant. With her mother and stepfamily, Edith lived in Marylebone, helping with her mother's sweated labour, sewing buttons on shirts. She was educated at ...

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