Edith Margaret Garrud
(1872-1971)

woman and Suffragette

Died aged c. 99

Edith Margaret Garrud (1872–1971) was among the first female professional martial arts instructors in the Western world. She trained the Bodyguard unit of the Women's Social and Political Union (WSPU) in jujutsu self-defence techniques.

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Edith Margaret Garrud 1872 - 1971 the suffragette that knew ju jitsu lived here

60 Thornhill Square, N1 1BE, London, United Kingdom where she lived