Census Reveals MP's ‘Busy' Day
The Herald|January 07, 2022
New snapshot of Lady Astor’s life in 1921
James Johnson

Britain’s first female MP Nancy Astor was leading a busy and sociable life on the day the 1921 census was carried out.

The records, released after 100 years locked in the vaults, offer an unprecedented snapshot of life in the country, capturing the personal details of 38 million people on June 19, 1921.

Plymouth Sutton MP Nancy Astor, the first woman to take a seat in Parliament, was one of 25 people at her home on the evening of the census.

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