St. Pancras Churchyard

St. Pancras Old Church, located in Central London, is believed to be one of the oldest sites of Christian worship in England. Largely rebuilt in the Victorian era, the church has many notable names in its churchyard, including a memorial tomb to Mary Wollstonecraft. Related BRANCH article: Ghislaine McDayter, “On the Publication of William Godwin's Memoirs of the Author of a Vindication of the Rights of Woman, 1798”

Coordinates

Latitude: 51.533463600000
Longitude: -0.128642800000

Timeline of Events Associated with St. Pancras Churchyard

Date Event Manage
10 Sep 1797

Death of Wollstonecraft

Frontispiece from WollstonecraftDeath of Mary Wollstonecraft on 10 September 1797. Mary Shelley, Wollstonecraft’s second daughter, was born on August 30th, after which complications from childbirth set in. Wollstonecraft developed a fever, and died on September 10th. She was buried at St. Pancras Churchyard. Image: William Blake's frontispiece to the 1791 edition of Mary Wollstonecraft's Original Stories from Real Life. This image is in the public domain in the United States because its copyright has expired.

Articles

Ghislaine McDayter, "On the Publication of William Godwin’s Memoirs of the Author of A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, 1798"

Anne K. Mellor, "On the Publication of A Vindication of the Rights of Woman"