Mary Linskill
(1840-1891)

woman and writer

Died aged c. 51

Mary Linskill (13 December 1840 – 9 April 1891) was an English novelist, short-story writer and poet. With her works extending to many audiences, she became a renowned author in Yorkshire.

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Commemorated on 2 plaques

Linskill Cottage Former home of Whitby writer Mary Linskill 1840 -1891

Linskill Cottage, Whitby, United Kingdom where they lived

Mary Linskill. Novelist. Born in this yard. 13-12-1840.

Blackburn's Yard, Whitby, United Kingdom where they was born (1840)