Sybil Campbell, first woman judge and supporter of higher education for women

@article{Wright2019SybilCF,
  title={Sybil Campbell, first woman judge and supporter of higher education for women},
  author={Rosalind J Wright},
  journal={Women's History Review},
  year={2019},
  volume={29},
  pages={636 - 649}
}
ABSTRACT Sybil Campbell was appointed a Metropolitan stipendiary magistrate in 1945, the first woman to become a full-time judge in the courts of England and Wales. She sat for 16 years, at Tower Bridge Magistrates’ Court, where she met with a great deal of opprobrium from the national and local press, trade unionists and individuals, much of it directed to the fact that she was a woman dispensing justice, with some severity, in a working-class community. She weathered the criticism with… 

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