By Mari Takayanagi, Senior Archivist On 22 September 1921, Margaret Wintringham (1879-1955) was elected MP for Louth in Lincolnshire in a by-election, becoming the first ever Liberal woman MP. She was the third woman MP ever elected, following Constance Markievicz in 1918 and …
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