Esther Roper 1868 – 1938
Esther Roper was celebrated on Day 8 of the cycle ride, Leek to Manchester, on Thursday, 11th June 2015. A perfect days cycling through the Manifold Valley and past The Cat & Fiddle. Here is Thors Cave.
Esther Roper was the partner of Eva Gore-Booth, trade unionist and suffragist. Wikipedia has more information on them both.