Grave Marker at St mary in the marsh.
Replica of the
original marker carved by Edith Nesbit's second husband: Thomas Tucker.
The replica was funded and put into place in 1998 by the Edith Nesbit Society.
E. NESBIT MRS BLAND-TUCKER
POET & AUTHOR. DIED 4th MAY 1924 AGED 65
The Edith Nesbit Society, established in 1996, aims to celebrate the life and
work of the author and her friends, by means of talks, publications and visits to
places associated with her. The Society also wishes to encourage
republication of Edith's out of print works and further film adaptations.
In 1998 the Edith Nesbit Society replaced Edith's original wooden memorial
in St Mary in the Marsh churchyard, which was deteriorating
rapidly, with a seasoned oak replica carved by Mark Folds of Peckham.
Recent Society events have included a float in the Hythe
Venetian fete, a Railway Children Weekend in
Yorkshire and trips to Yalding, Halstead and Eltham.
Membership fees for the Society are: £7.00 single
or £9.00 joint membership, Annually.
Cheques should be made out to: THE EDITH NESBIT SOCIETY.
If you are interested in joining the Society, please contact the
The Edith Nesbit Society's Treasurer: Mrs Marion Kennett at:
26, Strongbow Road, Eltham, London. SE9 1DT.