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Grantham Museum exhibition on country's first warranted policewoman Edith Smith on course to open in March

An exhibition on the country's first warranted policewoman is on course to open at Grantham Museum next month.

The exhibition will tell the story of Edith Smith, who walked the beat in Grantham and was the first policewoman to be given the powers of arrest.

Amanda Schonhut, museum fund-raising director, said: “Thanks to the generous donations of the Grantham public our team has designed and is now putting together an exhibition fitting of Edith Smith.”

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