Plaque

Mary Harris Smith

Erection date: /9/2020

Inscription

Near this site stood the office of Mary Harris Smith FCA, the world's first female chartered accountant, 1844 - 1934.
City of London

The plaque was scheduled for unveiling on 5 May 2020, exactly 100 years since Harris had become a member of ICAEW, but the Covid pandemic caused that to be delayed a few months.

Site: Mary Harris Smith (1 memorial)

EC4, Bucklersbury, City of London Magistrates' Court

Wellden Turnbull write that this plaque is "close to where Mary’s office was situated when she was awarded her Chartered status." Wikipedia says the office has been demolished.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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Mary Harris Smith

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Mary Harris Smith

Accountant. Born in Kingsland, the area around where Dalston Junction station...

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