Emily France (c.1863-1954) née Wordsworth


Emily Wordsworth was born in the Barnsley area, the daughter of miner John Wordsworth and his wife Harriet.

She married worsted pattern weaver Allen France. The couple had one known son:

  • John Arthur France (1888-1985?)[1]

By 1911, the family was living at 19 May Street, Crosland Moor.

She died aged 91 in 1954.


Emily France was a Suffragette and a member of the Huddersfield branch of the Women's Social and Political Union (WSPU).

Notes and References

  1. Possibly served in the Cheshire Regiment during the First World War (service no. 68039). Possibly died 12 June 1985.