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Sylvia Pankhurst

Person   Born 5/5/1882 Died 27/9/1960

Categories: Gender Issues, Seriously Famous

Countries: Ethiopia

Born in Manchester as Estelle Sylvia, 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. 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. And Spitalfields Life quotes from Sylvia's own books to tell some of the events from the campaign.

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Sylvia Pankhurst - Charteris Road

Sylvia Pankhurst artist, author and journalist was the daughter of the suffra...

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Sylvia Pankhurst - SW10

Greater London Council Sylvia Pankhurst, 1882-1960, campaigner for women's ri...

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Stone Bomb Anti-war Monument

Airplanes were used in WW1 but there was strong opposition to aerial bombin...

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