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Feb 20, 2019

Wales' first female lawyer

Agnes Twiston Hughes broke the glass ceiling of the legal profession in 1923 when she was admitted to the Roll of Solicitors - the first Welsh woman to be admitted. She became Principal of her father's practice in Conwy in ...

Category: General
Posted by: RhodriC

1949. She was also a town councillor, Mayor of Conwy and Lady Captain at the local golf club. For more about her achievements, use your mobile to scan the HistoryPoints QR codes on the door of Red Lion House, near the top of Conwy High Street. Or click here