The WEA provided education for people unable to attend college or university, with tutors and students working together in partnership. Tylecote became its Vice-President in the 1960s. The WEA continues to transform lives and communities through education.

Tylecote is sixth from the right in the fourth row from the back.

Tylecote studied and later lectured in The University of Manchester’s prestigious History Department. She wrote this landmark book to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the University opening its doors to female students.

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Stocks hoped that others would follow Tylecote’s lead in publishing histories of women’s education at different universities. Stocks herself was a women’s activist, lecturer, and writer.

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Tylecote and her colleague won Manchester’s Collyhurst ward with a substantial majority in this local election. This leaflet sets out their manifesto for improved housing, health services and education.

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Former Archivist at the John Rylands Library Research Institute and Library, Fran Baker, reveals how Mabel Tylecote's belief that education should be a right for all influenced her career path.