Catalogue description Konter, Mrs & Hunter, Mrs

This record is held by London University: London School of Economics, The Women's Library

Details of 8SUF/B/108
Reference: 8SUF/B/108
Title: Konter, Mrs & Hunter, Mrs

How Mrs Konter first met the suffragette Grace Chappelow, and then moved in with her when her mother and husband died. Her affection for animals at the expense of human beings. Grace's parents and upbringing. Grace's affection for her mother. Grace's eccentricity in later life. Her vegetarianism, her goat's milk, her 13 cats, her determination. Her last illness. Lack of facilities in the house. Imprisoned later in life in a dispute over injuries inflicted on a Conservative agent by her dog, because she refused to pay the fine. Grace's good sense of humour. Her attitude to health. Her local reputation in Hatfield Peverel. Her eccentric brother. Her suffragette career. Grace's dependence on Mrs Konter. Grace's admiration for Elizabeth Fry. Her links with the suffragettes Dorothea Rock, Zoe Procter and Grace Bligh. (Mrs Hunter was a friend of Mrs Konter, though much younger, and regularly visited her in her old people's home at Galleywood).

Date: 7 Oct 1976
Held by: London University: London School of Economics, The Women's Library, not available at The National Archives
Former reference in its original department: Tape 38
Language: English

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