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Hannah More

Who was she?

Wikipedia: Hannah More (2 February 1745 – 7 September 1833) was an English religious writer and philanthropist. Born in Fishponds, Bristol, she was the fourth of five sisters. A blue plaque on the wall of Keepers Cottage, Brislington describes her as an "educator, writer and social reformer" who "started the first school in Brislington [Bristol]".

Why was she in Bath?

She lived at 76, Great Pulteney Street for ten years from 1792 to 1802:
Location of plaque at 76, Pulteney Street

Hannah More plaque

The text reads

"Here dwelt Hannah More 1792 - 1802"

Location map of  71, Great Pulteney Street:
Hannah More location map

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