The Oxton History Group have produced two new publications which are available from Oxton Bookshop in the Williamson.
The bound book of the first 25 Oxton History Periodicals, which also contains a history of the development of the Oxton area, is on sale in the Oxton Bookshop in the Williamson Art Gallery and Museum. It is priced at £15
The Booklet telling the story of Edith Smith, Britain’s first woman police officer, is on sale at the Oxton Bookshop in the Williamson Art Gallery and Museum. Edith, who was born and lived in Oxton, was a pioneer policewoman. It is a fascinating story set against the background of women’s struggle for emancipation in the early years of the twentieth century. It is priced at £2.50. We unveiled a Blue Plaque to mark Edith’s time in Oxton.