The Drive for Change

The Story of Lilian Roper

Sarah Wyatt – Film and Video Curator Our Motoring Archive holds two bound scrapbooks charting the motoring career of Lilian…

Image from the Car Illustrated of a lady looking under the bonnet of her car

Under the Bonnet

Sarah Wyatt – Film and Video Curator In the early days of motoring, most women were content to let their…

Long Distance Ladies

Patrick Collins – Research and Enquiries Officer Long distance journeys hold a special fascination for adventurous motorcyclists. Numerous riders have…

Muriel Hind dressed in cycling attire with Rex Motorcycle

Muriel Hind (1882 – 1956)

Patrick Collins – Research and Enquiries Officer One doesn’t need to spend long looking through the Edwardian motorcycling magazines held…

Mary Kennard on Singer motorcycle

Mary Kennard (1850-1936)

Patrick Collins – Research and Enquiries Officer A name that appears frequently in the motoring press in the early years…

LAC Ranelagh Gymkhana

The Ladies’ Automobile Club

Sarah Wyatt- Film and Video Curator As part of  The Drive For Change project celebrating 100 years of women’s suffrage,…

Daimler with women mechanics standing beside, 1914

The Drive for Change

Sarah Wyatt – Film and Video Curator 2018 is an important anniversary in the history of democracy in the United…

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