HistoryPoints News

Nov 26, 2022

Divorce reformer remembered

A new purple plaque at Flint town hall honours Eirene White, one of Wales' first three female MPs, and you can scan the nearby HistoryPoints QR codes with your mobile to see photos of her and read ...

about her accomplishments in many walks of life. She campaigned for reform of divorce procedures, and her stance against racism was partly a response to what she saw when living in New York in the 1930s. You can find the QR codes in the noticeboard to the left of the purple plaque, where there are also QR codes for you to read our short history of the ornate town hall, opened in 1840. Click here for our information about Eirene or here for our town hall history