Commemorated on 4 plaques
On Easter Sunday 1834, Anne Lister and Ann Walker had their marriage solemnised in Holy Trinity Church. Anne Lister - widely known as Gentleman Jack - recorded in her diary: 'The first time I ever joined Miss W[alker] in my prayers - I had prayed that our union might be happy'.
Holy Trinity Church, 70 Goodramgate, York, United Kingdom where they was married at (1834)
Anne Lister 1791-1840 Gender-nonconforming entrepreneur. Celebrated marital commitment, without legal recognition, to Ann Walker in this church. Easter, 1834.
Holy Trinity Church, Goodramgate , York, United Kingdom where they was married at (1834)
Anne Lister 1791-1840 diarist, businesswoman, landowner, traveller and lesbian who recorded much of her personal life in a secret code. She lived at Shibden Hall from 1815 to 1840
Shibden Hall, Halifax, United Kingdom where they lived
Anne Lister 1791-1840 of Shibden Hall, Halifax Lesbian and Diarist; took sacrament here to seal her union with Ann Walker Easter 1834
Holy Trinity Church, Goodramgate, York, United Kingdom where they was