Sally Ledger, 1961-2009



The sudden, unexpected death of Sally Ledger deeply affected all who were fortunate enough to know and work with her.

This web area, on behalf of the Centre for Nineteenth-Century Studies, brings together all of the obituaries that have been published.

This collection of memories, stories and anecdotes helps us to come together as a community united in grief, sharing fond memories of a wonderful teacher, colleague and friend.

Read the obituaries

2015 Sally Ledger Memorial Lecture

The Sally Ledger Memorial Lecture was given by Professor Hilary Fraser on  ‘The Language of Mourning in Fin-de-Siècle Sculpture’ on Thursday 16th July 2015 in the Clore Management Theatre, Birkbeck, University of London.

Listen to a recording of the 2015 Sally Ledger Memorial Ledger Lecture here:

Sally’s night

On Friday 20 February 2009, a large number of Sally’s friends, colleagues and students, along with her husband Jim and son Richard, gathered to commemorate the life of a superb scholar, wonderful friend and inspiring teacher.

Read a transcription of the night’s speeches.


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