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Michelle Keegan

Celebrity genealogy series. Michelle Keegan uncovers some exceptional women on her family tree, including a special connection to the suffragettes.

Our Girl actress Michelle Keegan uncovers some exceptional women on her family tree. On her mother's side Michelle discovers that her Gibraltarian great-grandmother Leonor had to up sticks when all women and children and the elderly were evacuated from harm's way in Gibraltar to the apparent safety of London during the Second World War, a month before the start of the Blitz.

Further back, Michelle discovers her great-great-grandmother Elizabeth Kirwan living in poverty in Manchester at the start of the 20th century. Michelle unearths a special connection to suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst and her great-great-grandmother's commitment to the cause that put her name on the electoral roll - voting for the very first time in 1918.

59 minutes

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Thu 21 Jun 2018 01:35

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    Katherine Jenkins

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Credits

Role Contributor
Participant Michelle Keegan
Series Producer Sarah Feltes
Director Claire Lewis
Executive Producer Colette Flight
Production Company Wall to Wall Media

Broadcasts

  • Wed 6 Jun 2018 21:00
  • Wed 6 Jun 2018 23:10
  • Thu 7 Jun 2018 21:00
  • Sun 10 Jun 2018 16:00
  • Thu 21 Jun 2018 01:35

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