Monday, 1 July 2013

A Plaque for Fanny & Stella

The Marchmont Association has announced that a plaque will be unveiled on Wednesday 10th July 2013 at 2pm to commemorate Ernest Boulton & Frederick Park, aka 'Stella & Fanny', the Victorian cross-dressers who lodged at 13 Wakefield Street (now United Reformed Church House) from 1868 to 1870.

The unveiling will take place at United Reformed Church House in Wakefield Street, London, WC1, followed by an informal reception for invited guests. The plaque will be unveiled by Bette Bourne - actor, drag queen and activist.


More detail here:
http://www.marchmontassociation.org.uk/news-article.asp?ID=188

Fanny & Stella have appeared twice before on the blog:
http://lgbthistoryproject.blogspot.co.uk/2013/01/fanny-and-stella.html
http://lgbthistoryproject.blogspot.co.uk/2012/02/curious-case-of-lady-stella-and-miss.html

Here is Bette Bourne's wiki entry:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bette_Bourne

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