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Oct 14, 2021

Education pioneer's late start


Elizabeth Phillips Hughes of Carmarthen was a pioneer of girls' education in Wales and Cambridge and even taught in a Japanese university, but her own formal education hadn't started until she was a teenager. As a child she ...

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Posted by: RhodriC

lived in what is now the Spilman Hotel, where you can see a plaque in her honour. To read her story, including how she helped the Red Cross movement in Wales in the First World War, use your smartphone to scan the HistoryPoints QR codes in one of the hotel windows. Or click here