Person Born 5/5/1882 Died 27/9/1960
Born in Manchester, daughter of Emmeline Pankhurst. Worked with George Lansbury in the East End. 1924 Sylvia moved from the East End of London to Woodford Green, into Red Cottage with Silvio Corio, an Italian anarchist/journalist/painter. Demolished in 1939, Red Cottage was number 126 on Woodford Green High Road. They ran it as a teashop. What remains is the Stone Bomb monument.
In 1935 Sylvia moved to a Victorian house, West Dene, 3 Charteris Road, near Woodford Station, now a modern block of flats, where there is a plaque. In 1956, at the invitation of Emperor Haile Selassie, she emigrated to Ethiopia, and stayed there for the remainder of her life. Buried in Adis Adaba as saint/martyr of Ethiopian nation.
Diamond Geezer has tracked down a lot of the East End addresses associated with Sylvia.