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Fanny Burney Fanny Burney

Plaque: Fanny Burney

Erection date: 1885

Inscription

Madame D'Arblay (Fanny Burney), authoress, lived here. Born 1752. Died 1840.

{Almost hidden in the decorative border:}
Erected by the Society of Arts

Erected in 1885 this is the oldest surviving "blue" plaque to a woman.

Site: Fanny Burney (1 memorial)

W1, Bolton Street, 11

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Frances (Fanny) Burney

Born King's Lynn, Norfolk, father was Dr Charles Burney. Diarist, novelist:...

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Royal Society of Arts

Founded by William Shipley as the "Society of Arts" in Rawthmell's Coffee Hou...

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