Hertha Ayrton
(1854-1923)

woman and physicist

Died aged c. 69

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Commemorated on 2 plaques

Photo of Hertha Ayrton blue plaque
Spudgun67 on Wikimedia Commons
Photo of Hertha Ayrton blue plaque
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Hertha Ayrton 1854-1923 physicist lived here 1903-1923

41 Norfolk Square, Westminster, W2, London, United Kingdom where she lived (1903-1923)

Hertha Ayrton engineer, physicist and inventor. First woman to be nominated as a Fellow of the Royal Society. Suffragette and vigorous supporter of Women's right. Born in Portsea on the site of this building in 1854.

Motiv8 building, Queens Streen, Portsea, Portsmouth, United Kingdom where she was born (1854)