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Wakefield House was chosen in honour of Priscilla Wakefield who was born in Tottenham in 1751. She is known for her writing. Wakefield wrote seventeen books in two decades about a range of subjects. Her interests included feminism and natural science, more specifically botany. Wakefield…

Wakefield House was chosen in honour of Priscilla Wakefield who was born in Tottenham in 1751. She is known for her writing. Wakefield wrote seventeen books in two decades about a range of subjects. Her interests included feminism and natural science, more specifically botany. Wakefield…

Wakefield House was chosen in honour of Priscilla Wakefield who was born in Tottenham in 1751.

She is known for her writing. Wakefield wrote seventeen books in two decades about a range of subjects. Her interests included feminism and natural science, more specifically botany.

Wakefield was involved in a number of charities these included a maternity hospital, and a Penny Bank for children. The Penny Bank successfully developed into England’s first savings bank.

More information about Prsicilla Wakefield’s life and achievements can be found here.