Plaque

LSE buildings renamed after suffrage campaigners

Erection date: 23/11/2018

Inscription

To commemorate 100 years since the first success of the fight for votes for women, these buildings were renamed in honour of leading suffrage campaigners Emmeline Pankhurst, Millicent Fawcett and Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence, on 23 November 2018 by HRH The Countess of Wessex GCVO.

The renaming, reported by The Tab, was to celebrate 100 years since women gained the vote, and LSE History describes how central this area was to the sufragette movement.

Site: LSE suffragettes (2 memorials)

WC2, Clements Inn, Pethick-Lawrence House, LSE

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
LSE buildings renamed after suffrage campaigners

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Suffragettes

The wonderful Spitalfields Life published a map on the East End Suffragette a...

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Dame Millicent Garrett Fawcett

Intellectual, political leader, activist and writer. Born Suffolk and brought...

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Emmeline Pankhurst

Born Lancashire. Mother of Christabel, Sylvia, Henry (known as Frank, died ag...

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Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence

Suffragette. Born Bristol. Married Frederick. A happy marriage they shared th...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
LSE buildings renamed after suffrage campaigners

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Countess of Wessex, Sophie

Born Oxford as Sophie Rhys-Jones.  Worked in PR.  Married Prince Edward in 1999.

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
LSE buildings renamed after suffrage campaigners

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Suffragettes - WC2 - new building

Suffragettes - WC2 - new building

We first saw this plaque when it was on the building that used to occupy this...

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