Amy Bulley

Amy Bulley (20 April 1852 – 16 November 1939) was a promoter of women’s education. The daughter of parents with progressive views on women’s education, she studied at Girton, then Newnham College Cambridge. She was Assistant Head at Manchester High School for Girls from 1876 to 1885 and at the same time involved with advancing the case for academic education for young women, becoming Secretary of the newly established Manchester and Salford College for Women from 1877 to 1883. Her interest in women’s employment and trade unionism was revealed in many essays including Women’s Work and a later career writing articles for the Manchester Guardian, whilst also being Chair of the Manchester, Salford and District Women’s Trades Union Council from 1897 to 1906.

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