They were born in Buckhurst Hill, Dorothea in and Madeleine inbut by the family had moved to Station Lane in Ingatestone.
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The sisters had a middle class upbringing, with a governess, a cook, and a housemaid all employed in the household. Sisters Dorothea and Madeline Rock of Ingatestone, left and centre. The caption on the back of the photograph does not tell us which sister is which, or the identity of the third woman, although she may be their governess, Louisa Watkins.
This photograph has been digitally restored. Womem tactics included smashing windows of government buildings and Women of rock Chelmsford shops, setting fire to letter boxes, vandalising golf courses, and in extreme cases arson of unoccupied buildings. We can track some of the WSPU activities of the Rock sisters by searching local newspapers this is made so much easier and faster by accessing the newspapers through the British Newspaper Archive onlinewhich allows you to search for key words.
A short piece in the local news columns descibes a rummage sale held at the Rock residence, the Red House, to raise funds for Meeting cuban women in Farnborough WSPU.
The first time the local papers mention the sisters being arrested is in late From the Chelmsford Chronicle of 25 November we learn that the Rock sisters had been arrested for taking part in a raid on the House of Commons, along with other Essex suffragettes:.
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Muskett, under instructions from the Home Secretary, withdrew from the prosecutions, and the whole of the ladies were discharged. The suffragettes regard the action of the authorities as a great triumph for the cause.
In Aprilthe sisters joined in with the boycott of the census.
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Instead of completing the household return with details of the occupiers, Dorothea filled the page with a message:. I, Dorothea Rock, in the absence of the male occupier, refuse to fill up this census Gentlemen club st Bangor as, in the eyes of the law, women do not count, neither shall they be counted.
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The Chelmsford-based band are approaching their fourth birthday later this year but have already gained significant traction for their music and have played all over the world. For Katy that highlighted the inherent sexism in the music industry that has hindered other rock bands with female lead singers. That prompted a Women of rock Chelmsford debate with the band expressing how tired they were at their lead singer being judged on the basis of gender.
She takes us through the highs and lows, how the band were handpicked by American band Green Day and just what music scene is like in the city of Chelmsford right Women of rock Chelmsford. Brought to you by Essex Live, Humans of Chelmsford is a podcast about inspiring people with incredible tales from across the city.
Each show we uncover the stories you never knew existed about fellow Chelmsford residents and their lives. For updates on the podcast follow the Facebook page or the Twitter page. The Chelmsford rock star held back by her gender On episode two of the second series of Humans of Chelmsford we meet Katy Jackson, the lead singer of rock band Tigress. Music in this episode is from Broke For Free.
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