Notable Sussex Women

A unique, town-by-town guide to 580 women who were born, died or were resident in Sussex, and who made their mark in the realms of literature, exploration, politics, fine art, science, archaeology, philanthropy, mountaineering, sculpture, translation, broadcasting, botany, journalism, horse-breeding, education, sport, engineering, military service, theatre and medicine over the past 200 years.

SussexComplete with over 150 illustrations, 62 gloss photos, a comprehensive glossary and explanatory notes which put their achievements into historical context.

Sussex-born Helena Wojtczak is an award-winning author and lecturer on local and women’s history. She won the best non-fiction book of 2007 for Railwaywomen, her history of women working on the railways, and the Self-Publisher of the Year Silver Cup.

“Rye’s Own” May 2008

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