Edith Nesbit
(1858-1924)

woman, children's writer, and poet

Died aged c. 66

Edith Nesbit (married name Edith Bland; 15 August 1858 – 4 May 1924) was an English author and poet; she published her books for children under the name of E. Nesbit. She wrote or collaborated on more than 60 books of fiction for children. She was also a political activist and co-founded the Fabian Society, a socialist organisation later affiliated to the Labour Party.

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Commemorated on 2 plaques

Edith Nesbit 1858-1924 Children's writer & poet lived here 1882-1885

28 Elswick Road, Lewisham, London, United Kingdom where they lived

John Arnold (1736–99) watchmaker and Edith Nesbit (1858–1924) [full inscription unknown]

Well Hall Pleasaunce, SE9, London, United Kingdom where they was