Celia Fiennes
(1662-1741)

woman, traveller, and diarist

Died aged c. 79

Celia Fiennes (7 June 1662 – 10 April 1741) was an English traveller. Born at Newton Tony, Wiltshire, she was the daughter of Nathaniel Fiennes, an English Civil War Parliamentarian colonel and his second wife Frances née Whitehead. Nathaniel was in turn the second son of William Fiennes, 1st Viscount Saye and Sele. Celia Fiennes died in Hackney in 1741.

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Celia Fiennes Traveller and diarist Lived in a house near this site From 1738, and died here.

Unit 5, 8–20 Well Street, Hackney, London, United Kingdom where they lived near and died (1741)