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She married Charles Hicks, and they made their family home at Great Holland Hall near Frinton-on-Sea.
From the 1880s, when she was the mother of young children, Lilian worked for the women’s suffrage movement, organising meetings across East Anglia, and when she was older her daughter Amy joined Lilian in her campaigning.
On 25 July 1913 a letter from Eliza was published in the explaining why the march was taking place: ‘The just end of this gigantic undertaking is to demonstrate to the nation throughout the length and breadth of England the dertermination of non-militant suffragists to obtain justice for their own sex, so that the needs of women, particularly the toilers in our great industrial centres, may be adequately represented in Parliament.’ Eliza was one of the leaders of the Essex contingent, beginning in Colchester and marching through through several town and villages including Mark’s Tey, Coggeshall, Braintree, Witham, Kelvedon, Chelmsford and Romford.
She spent time in Holloway and Aylesbury prisons, including time in solitary confinement.One of our Crime Bureau Investigators shaved her head and donated her hair to a children’s charity, Little Princess Trust, that makes wigs for children and young adults that have lost their own hair due to cancer treatment and other illnesses.She also raised more than £160 for the Essex Retired Police Dogs Fund (ERPDF).In this blog post we take a look at some of the local women and men who took part in this momentous national campaign.Lilian and Amy Hicks – Great Holland Lilian Hicks (née Smith) was born in Colchester in 1853.