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23 February 2018
Finally, Eleanor Acland who lived at Killerton. Her dress is the star of a new exhibition there about suffragettes and their clothes. A novelist and a passionate suffragette, ‘in 1912 she organised local Women’s Liberal Associations to pass resolutions in support of the 1912 Conciliation Bill. In 1913 she founded the Liberal Women’s Suffrage Union and eventually she stood (unsuccessfully) for parliament.’ Alas, Eleanor’s aunt was anti-suffrage, details here on the National Trust site, and the family was bitterly divided.
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