Ledger, Edward

EDITOR (GREAT BRITAIN)
- DIED 24 Sep 1921
GRAVE LOCATION Woking, Surrey: Brookwood Cemetery (Plot 028)

Edward Ledger followed his father Frederick Ledger (d.1874) as the owner and the long time editor of "The Era", a weekly newspaper about the theatre and music. It appeared from 1837 to 1939. He was the editor from 1868 or 1872 to 1905, when he retired after a serious illness. In 1921 he sold the paper to William Hamar Bass. Ledger was a collector of furniture and suits of armour.

Sources
• Clarke, John M., London's Necropolis, A Guide to Brookwood Cemetery, Sutton Publishing, Stroud, Gloucestershire, 2004
John Culme's Footlight Notes - The Era

Images

The grave of Edward Ledger at Brookwood Cemetery, Woking.
Picture by Androom (25 Jun 2009)

 


Ledru-Rollin, Alexandre Auguste

Published: 25 Jul 2010
Last update: 10 Aug 2017