Prostitutes


Elizabeth Cresswell

One of the most successful prostitutes and brothel keepers in 17th-century England, (1625–1698).

Elizabeth Needham

Elizabeth Needham (d. 1731), also known as Mother Needham, was an English procuress and brothel-keeper in 18th-century London.

Harris’s List of Covent Garden Ladies

Annual directory of prostitutes working in Georgian London, published from 1757 until 1795.

Sally Salisbury

Prostitute in early 18th-century London, celebrated for her beauty and wit. She achieved notoriety after stabbing one of her aristocratic clients.