Elizabeth Raffald (1733 - 1781) Published the first street and trade directory of Manchester. Wrote one of the earliest cookery books. Started the first employment agency for domestic servants. Ran the Bulls Head Inn which stood on this site.
This plaque was damaged in the IRA bombing in 1996. It is replaced by Open Plaque #8674 - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-manchester-12773511