12 July 2007

Sylvia Plath's addresses

Sylvia Plath lived in a number of places throughout her short life. Below is a fairly comprehensive list of seventeen residences that Plath lived, with approximate dates in parentheses. Seventeen different addresses, in only 30 plus years!
Some addresses are not listed here; for example Plath attended summer camps throughout the 1940s in New Hampshire (Camp Weetamoe), Massachusetts (Camp Helen Storrow), and a sailing camp on Martha's Vineyard.
  • 24 Prince Street, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 (1932-1935)
  • 92 Johnson Avenue, Winthrop, MA 02152 (1935-1942)
  • 892 Shirley Street, Winthrop, MA 02152 (1940 - primarily during Otto Plath's illness)
  • 26 Elmwood Road, Wellesley Hills, MA 02481 (1942-1950)
  • Haven House, Elm Street, Smith College, Northampton, MA 01063 (1950-1952)
  • Lawrence House, Green Street, Smith College, Northampton, MA 01063 (1952-1953; 1954-1955)
  • Room 1511, The Barbizon Hotel, 140 East 63rd Street, New York City, NY 10021 (June 1953)
  • North Belknap at McLean Hospital, 115 Mill Street, Belmont, MA 02478 (August 1953-January 1954)
  • Whitstead, 4 Barton Road, Cambridge CB3 9JZ, England (1955-1956)
  • 55 Eltisley Avenue, Cambridge CB3 9JQ, England (1956-1957)
  • 59 Tomas Ortunio, Benidorm, Provincia de Alicante, Spain (Summer 1956)

  • Hidden Acres, McKoy Road, Eastham, MA 02642 (Summer 1957)
  • 337 Elm Street, Northampton, MA 01060 (1957-1958)
  • 9 Willow Street, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02108 (1958-1959)
  • The Beacon, Heptonstall, Hebden Bridge, HX7 7ET, England (September 1956; Winter 1960)
  • 3 Chalcot Square, London NW1 8YB, England (1960-1961)
  • Court Green, North Tawton EX20 2EX, England (1961-1962)
  • 23 Fitzroy Road, London NW1 8TP, England (1962-1963)

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