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By Allison Vale

At the final count number, the Blue Plaque consultant honours 903 Londoners, and a jogging travel of those websites brings to lifestyles the London of a bygone period. yet in simple terms 111 of those blue plaques commemorate women.

Over the centuries, London has been domestic to millions of really awesome girls who've made major and lasting affects on each element of recent existence: from politics and social reform, to the humanities, medication, technological know-how, expertise and activity. lots of these girls went principally disregarded, even in the course of their very own lifetimes, going approximately their lives quietly yet with braveness, conviction, ability and compassion. Others have been fearless, strident trail-blazers. Many lived in an period whilst their achievements got a male identify, clouding the services of girls in any box open air of the house or box.

A lady Lived Here shines a focus on a few of these forgotten girls to redress the stability. The tales on those pages commemorate one of the most outstanding of London's girls, who got down to make their global a bit richer, and in doing so, left an indelible mark on ours.

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By Allison Vale

At the final count number, the Blue Plaque consultant honours 903 Londoners, and a jogging travel of those websites brings to lifestyles the London of a bygone period. yet in simple terms 111 of those blue plaques commemorate women.

Over the centuries, London has been domestic to millions of really awesome girls who've made major and lasting affects on each element of recent existence: from politics and social reform, to the humanities, medication, technological know-how, expertise and activity. lots of these girls went principally disregarded, even in the course of their very own lifetimes, going approximately their lives quietly yet with braveness, conviction, ability and compassion. Others have been fearless, strident trail-blazers. Many lived in an period whilst their achievements got a male identify, clouding the services of girls in any box open air of the house or box.

A lady Lived Here shines a focus on a few of these forgotten girls to redress the stability. The tales on those pages commemorate one of the most outstanding of London's girls, who got down to make their global a bit richer, and in doing so, left an indelible mark on ours.

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