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Mary Stott (1907-2002), Journalist

Sitter in 2 portraits
Born Charlotte Mary Waddington in Leicester, Mary Stott was a journalist and columnist on the Women's Page of the Guardian. Succeeding Madeline Linford, who originally founded the page, as Women's Editor, she was its main contributor from 1957 to 1972, setting its unique but moderate feminist tone. She was succeeded by Jill Tweedie.

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Women's Page Contributors to The Guardian

by Sarah Raphael
oil on paper laid on board, 1994
NPG 6247


Mary Stott

by Jane Bown
bromide fibre print, 2004
NPG x128551