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"Bloody hell, Ma'am, what's he doing in here?" -- Elizabeth Andrews
Elizabeth Andrews (1882—1960) was the first woman organiser of the Labour Party in Wales.

Andrews, nee Smith, was born into a mining family at Hirwaun in the Cynon Valley, one of eleven children (two of whom died during childhood). She lived in Station Road, Hirwaun, and was obliged to leave school at the age of twelve, in order to help at home. Ten years later, a letter she wrote to the press in support of Evan Roberts gained her some attention, and she joined the women's suffrage movement at about the same time. She was one of three women who gave evidence before the Sankey Commission in 1918.

As soon as women received the vote, the Labour Party appointed four female organisers, of whom Andrews was one. She campaigned tirelessly for health and education services. One of her great successes was the opening of the first nursery school in Wales in the Rhondda in 1938.She was awarded the OBE in 1948 for her services as a JP in Ystrad Rhondda.

In 2004, she came 100th in the on-line poll to find 100 Welsh Heroes with a total of 37 votes. In 2006 her book A Woman's Work is Never Done, originally printed in 1952, was reprinted following a revival in her work by Glenys Kinnock.

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Total Books: 25
Hunting Medusa
2015 - Hunting Medusa (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781619223059
ISBN-10: 1619223058
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Romance
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Ulster Folklore
2009 - Ulster Folklore (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781151410191
ISBN-10: 1151410195
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Faeries and Folklore of the British Isles
2006 - Faeries and Folklore of the British Isles (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781844370658
ISBN-10: 1844370658
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Nonfiction
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A Woman's Work Is Never Done
2006 - A Woman's Work Is Never Done (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781870206785
ISBN-10: 1870206789
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Messages from a Misfit
2002 - Messages From a Misfit (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780595250608
ISBN-10: 0595250602
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
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The Essentials of McTimoney Chiropractic The Gentle Art of Whole Body Alignment
Healthy Practice for Musicians
1997 - Healthy Practice for Musicians (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780946890736
ISBN-10: 0946890730
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Muskel-Coaching Angewandte Kinesiologie in Sport und Therapie
1993 - Muskel-coaching Angewandte Kinesiologie in Sport Und Therapie (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783924077365
ISBN-10: 3924077363
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The Wishing Star
The Wishing Star (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780312884161
ISBN-10: 0312884168
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Muscle Management A New and Revolutionary Technique for Maximizing Athletic Potential and Dealing With Sports Injuries
Muscle Management for Musicians
Muscle Management for Musicians (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780810851344
ISBN-10: 0810851342
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Humor & Entertainment
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Faerie Flora
Faerie Flora (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780957619708
ISBN-10: 0957619707
Genre: Politics & Social Sciences
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