Amy Ashwood Garvey
(1897-1969)

Died aged c. 72

Amy Ashwood Garvey (10 January 1897 – 3 May 1969) was a Jamaican Pan-Africanist activist and the first wife of Marcus Garvey.

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Commemorated on 2 plaques

Fifth Pan African Conference was held here 15th - 21st October 1945. Decisions taken at this conference led to liberation of African countries. Participants in this historic event included Ras Makonnen, Kwame Nkrumah, Jomo Kenyatta, Amy Garvey, W.E. Du Bois, George Padmore

Chorlton Town Hall, Chorlton-on-Medlock, Cavendish Street, Manchester, United Kingdom where they participated

Amy Ashwood Garvey 1897-1969 feminist, human rights campaigner, Pan-Africanist and first wife of Marcus Garvey lived here between 1934 and 1960

1 Bassett Road, Ladbroke Grove, London, United Kingdom where they lived