Erection date: 2003
Sylvia Pankhurst artist, author and journalist was the daughter of the suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst who led the early 20th century campaign for women's votes. Sylvia was often imprisoned for this cause and later worked for East London women. She lived in Woodford from 1824 to 1856. One of her homes West Dene, 3 Charteris Road stood near this sign. A committed anti-fascist she fought for the independence of Ethiopia and lived there from 1956 until her death in 1960.
Site: Sylvia Pankhurst - Woodford (2 memorials)
IG8, Charteris Road and Snakes Lane West, Pankhurst Green
The mosaic on the path depicts the leaves of the different trees in the immediate area, with the text "Where We Live 2003" but it does not mention Pankhurst.
Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk