The Freemasons was a boy’s club since its inception, until a woman named Maria Deraismes, a feminist and suffragist, joined a French Freemason lodge in 1882. She eventually founded a Freemasons club of her own.
- Freemasonry and women – Wikipedia
Freemasonry and women have a complex relationship, which can be readily divided into many phases with no demonstrable relationship to each other until the 20th century.
- Order of Women Freemasons – Wikipedia
The Order of Women Freemasons is an organisation based in the United Kingdom and is the larger of the two Masonic bodies for women only. Its headquarters is at 27 Pembridge Gardens in London.
- The Order of Women Freemasons | Womens Freemasonry | Nationwide
The Order of Women Freemasons is the oldest and largest Masonic organisation for women in this country and works on the lines of regular male Freemasonry.
- WOMEN AND FREEMASONRY – Pietre-Stones
It is some 15 years ago now that I was rung up one evening by a rather distressed wife of a Freemason who wanted my advice.
- Freemasons launch recruitment drive for young women | The …
Nikki Roberts is someone a teacher might call a good “all-rounder”: smart, pretty, lots of friends. Aged 31, she is also a far cry from your typical Freemason.