Plaque

Mary Wollstonecraft - E8

Inscription

Mary Wollstonecraft, 1759 - 1797, author of 'A Vindication of the Right of Women', pioneer of women's rights and mother of Mary Shelley. Stayed in a house on this site in 1784 and lived early years in Hoxton.
London Borough of Hackney 

Site: Mary Wollstonecraft - E8 (1 memorial)

E8, Mare Street, 373-5

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Mary Wollstonecraft - E8

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Mary Shelley

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Mary Wollstonecraft

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Mary Wollstonecraft - E8

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Hackney Council

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