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Amy Garvey Amy Garvey

Plaque: Amy Garvey

Erection date: 5/11/2009


Amy Ashwood Garvey, 1897 - 1969, feminist human rights campaigner, pan-Africanist and first wife of Marcus Garvey.
Nubian Jak Community Trust
Octavia Foundation in association with Historytalk

Amy lived here for 26 years. Unveiled by Jamaica's High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, Burchell Whiteman.

Site: Amy Garvey (1 memorial)

W10, Bassett Road, 1

This building, bought for Amy by the MP Sir Hamilton Kerr, became a community centre and here she established the Afro Peoples Centre.

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This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Amy Garvey

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Amy Garvey

Campaigner for gender and social justice. Born in Jamaica.  1914 met Garvey, ...

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Marcus Garvey

Pan-African nationalist leader. Born Marcus Mosiah Garvey in St Ann's Bay, Ja...

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Amy Garvey

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We learnt in April 2013 that this community history group had folded.

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Octavia Housing

Not-for-profit organisation with a strong track record in social housing and ...

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