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Women of Winchester: Historical Walk

  • The Buttercross High Street Winchester, England, SO23 9BL United Kingdom (map)


Dr Sue Anderson-Faithful will be leading a 90 minute women’s history walk around ancient Winchester. She will be pointing out sites of interest with reference to Josephine Butler, Mary Sumner, Laura Ridding, Charlotte Yonge and many more fascinating characters linked to the city.

This walking tour has been organised by Dr Sue Anderson-Faithful in partnership with Wire Wool Events.

Dr Sue Anderson-Faithful is a fount of knowledge when it comes to women’s history in Winchester. She is the author of Mary Sumner, Mission, Education and Motherhood: thinking a life with Bourdieu (Lutterworth 2018). A long term resident of Winchester, she is a senior lecturer in the Faculty of Education at the University of Winchester, where she teaches history and the pedagogy of history. Sue is a member of the university’s Centre for the History of Women’s Education. Her research focus is on Anglican women’s philanthropic and educational activism in the Victorian and Edwardian eras, in particular the Mothers’ Union and Girls’ Friendly Society. Sue is the editor of the Sybil Campbell Collection newsletter and a joint editor of History of Education Researcher.

Walk will take 1 hour 30 minutes, depending on weather, ability of walkers and number of questions asked throughout the walk!