Blue plaque unveiling for Hilda Cashmore: 8th March 2023

There will be an unveiling of a Bristol Civic Society Blue Plaque on the 8th March 2023 at 12 noon at the Barton Hill Settlement Building (also known as the Wellspring Settlement). The address is 43 Ducie Road, Barton Hill, Bristol BS5 0AX.

The plaque commemorates the life of Hilda Cashmore, the founder and first warden of the ‘Bristol University Settlement’. She was a Quaker, feminist, social reformer and educator, whose work led to her election as the first woman president of the British Association of Residential Settlements. Cashmore was an influential reformer in early twentieth century Bristol.

The unveiling will be visible from the pavement, but please note that the it is fairly narrow and people congregating need to be careful of both the busy traffic and pedestrians passing by.


Blue Plaque location


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