November 22nd

On 22nd November 1865, William Stamp, Edward Rodmell, and John Lancaster, of Sutton, appeared at Sproatley Petty Sessions, charged with being drunk and riotous in Sutton. Lancaster was discharged, but Stamp and Rodmell were found guilty and fined 5s with costs of 7s6d.

On 22nd November 1869, Alfred Edward Matthews, known as A.E. Matthews was born in Bridlington. Character actor whose career started in silent films and continued to 1960 (d 25.7. 1960) Clip is from ‘This is Your Life’



On 22nd November 1907, Emmeline Pankhurst, founder of the Women’s Social and Political Union, spoke to a large crowd of dock workers at Hull Fish Dock on the issue of women’s suffrage. Christopher Pickering invited her to talk to the men assembled indoors too. He said that he was Conservative, but his wife was a Radical.

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