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Memorial

Charles Booth - SE17 Robert Browning Settlement, Booth and pensions

Credit for this entry to:
Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

Plaque: Charles Booth - SE17

Erection date: 14/6/1902

Inscription

Opened June 14, 1902 by Charles Booth, founder of the Science of Cities, and by the Bishop of Hereford.

Site: Robert Browning Settlement, Booth and pensions (3 memorials)

SE17, Browning Street, 3

In 1958 this building opened as Herbert Morrison House, 195, Walworth Road - the Labour Party headquarters until the 1990s.

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This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Charles Booth - SE17

Information Subjects commemorated

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Robert Browning Settlement

Inspired by East End schemes such as Toynbee Hall, this Settlement was establ...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Charles Booth - SE17

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Charles Booth

Philanthropist and shipowner. Born 27 Bedford North Street, Liverpool. On his...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Charles Booth - SE17

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Pensions plaque

The East London Record, No 15, 1991, in an article by Harold Finch entitled "...

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Robert Browning Settlement

The quotation is from Browning's poem 'Saul': "I have gone the whole round o...

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