Sue, who lived at Scarcroft Hall, volunteered as a WW2 nurse when she was just 15. She later did relief work in post-war Poland. She set up the Sue Ryder Foundation, providing care for the elderly and disabled.
The wife of a Leeds jeweller who joined the Women's Social and Political Union and became bodyguard to Emmeline Pankhurst. She was imprisoned after throwing an iron bar through a case in the Tower of London, and went on hunger strike.