History of Women in Politics: Margaret Wintringham, A Headmistress from Grimsby Goes to Parliament

Mrs Margaret Wintringham who became Member for Lincolnshire South in 1921 and became the Liberal Party’s first female MP. She represented her constituency until 1924. Margaret was a teacher and headmistress from Grimsby. Born Margaret Longbottom in 1879 in the West Riding she had a successful career outside politics, becoming a school headmistress and local … Continue reading History of Women in Politics: Margaret Wintringham, A Headmistress from Grimsby Goes to Parliament