Mary Stott

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Mary Stott (née Waddington) (18 July 1907 – 16 September 2002) was a British feminist and journalist. Stott was a journalist and columnist on the "Women's Page" of The Guardian. [1]

Stott was born on 18 July 1907 in Leicester to Robert and Amalie Waddington (née Bates) as Charlotte Mary Waddington. Her parents were both journalists. In 1937, she married Ken Stott, who was a journalist for the News Chronicle. [1]

In November 2005 she was posthumously included (one of just five women) in the Press Gazette's 40-strong 'gallery' of most influential British journalists.

Archives[edit]

Papers of Charlotte Mary Stott are held at The Women's Library at the Library of the London School of Economics, ref 7CMS

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Lena Jeger, Obituary - Mary Stott, The Guardian, 18 September 2002.

Sources[edit]

  • BBC Radio 4 programme on Mary Stott - listen online: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00xpp68
  • Lena Jeger, Obituary - Mary Stott, The Guardian, 18 September 2002.
  • M. Stott, 1975, Forgetting's No Excuse (London, Virago).
  • M. Stott, 1985, Before I go. (Autobiography part 2)
  • Elanor Mills With Kira Cochrane, "Cupcakes and Kalashnikovs"