‘Chesterfield's Remarkable Women’ is a compelling story of the lives of over fifty women trailblazers, pioneers, and reformers – all with connections to Chesterfield.
Spanning five centuries, this fascinating and inspiring book explores the achievements of amazing women, who were influencers and groundbreakers
– not only locally, but also on the national and international arena.
Often relating to an era before ‘women’s lib’ and ‘equal opportunity’ became household terms, the defiance and determination of these women is graphically traced, along with their challenges, triumphs, and accomplishments.
From nurses in military hospitals to politicians; from militant activists to protagonists for welfare reform; from missionaries to philanthropists; and from musicians to suffragettes, this captivating read offers a unique insight into how women with Chesterfield roots have impacted society and influenced change.
Chesterfield's Remarkable Women