Polly Jenkins

Born Angharad Morris in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales, in the 1840's, the daughter and sister of an iron worker. Her name was changed to Polly when she went into service at the age of 13. Polly emigrated to Danville, Pennsylvania, joining her brother there; when she was 16.  Polly married a coal miner, Iestyn Jenkins, who had emigrated from EbbwVale, Wales, to work the anthracite coal fields in the mine patch of EbbrVale,  near Hazleton.

Florence Ware

From Fishponds, in Bristol, Florence is the wife of  John Ware, a carpenter from Axbridge.  They decided to emigrate to Connecticut, where John's brother was finding great success; but due to the 1912 coal strike, their original ship was grounded. Luckily, they were able to secure passage as second class passengers on RMS Titanic. 

Agnes Gilmore

Votes for Women! Agnes, who is from Canterbury in Kent, will tell you that this is the most important concern of her age. A member of the Women's Social and Political Union, Agnes speaks of the infamous Cat and Mouse Act, of women risking their lives, and their reputations in order to secure universal suffrage; and how important it is that everyone who has a vote, exercises it.