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Migrant business women map

A map of migrant women who run businesses in 1911 across LondonDiscover the herstories of migrant businesswomen in 1911 London.

This walk traces the presence of migrant women who ran their own business in 1911. They represent only a small number of the many women born abroad who came to London and contributed to the capital’s economy. The women featured on this walk came from diverse backgrounds and engaged in various businesses of different sizes. We know their presence at these locations, where they were born, and what they did through their records in the 1911 census. This walk tells some of their stories.

The walk is about 5.5 km/1.5 hr

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