Ann Thwaytes

woman and philanthropist

Died aged c. 77

Ann Thwaytes (2 October 1789 – April 1866), known to contemporaries as Mrs Thwaytes, was the wealthy and eccentric English widow of grocer William Thwaytes, owner of Davison, Newman & Co. She became the benefactress to many causes and funded the construction of the Clock Tower, Herne Bay.

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Ann Thwaytes (1789-1866)

Ann Thwaytes (1789-1866)

Herne Bay, Herne Bay, United Kingdom where they was