Baroness Norah Phillips: Tape One

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Baroness Norah Phillips born 12 Aug 1910 in Fulham, London. Mother from Cumberland - socialist and suffragette; father from Norfolk - served in Indian Army. Older brother. Convent education, then to Hampton Teacher Training College. Married at early age. Involved with Labour Party via husband. Attended meetings of the Co-Operative Guild. Became Secretary of Women's Institute and Voluntary County Organiser.