MARY ELIZABETH BRADDON MEMORIAL
RICHMOND PARISH CHURCH

The photographs below were taken by Jennifer Carnell in 1996.

The Literary Lives of Mary Elizabeth Braddon by Jennifer Carnell (Biography)

Sculpted in bronze by John E. Hyett, R.B.S., A.R.C.A., and unveiled by two of Braddon's grandchildren in October 1915, the inscription reads:

SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF
MISS BRADDON
(MARY ELIZABETH MAXWELL),
A WRITER OF RARE AND REFINED SCHOLARSHIP,
WHO GAVE PROFITABLE AND PLEASURABLE
LITERATURE TO COUNTLESS READERS IN HER
LIBRARY OF THREE SCORE & TEN WORKS OF FICTION.
BORN OCTOBER 4TH, 1837 DEPARTED THIS LIFE FEBRUARY 4TH, 1915.
"THE LORD PRESERVETH THE SOULS OF HIS SAINTS."

The exterior of the church.

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