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Memorial

Large_placeholder Robert Browning Settlement, Booth and pensions

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

Plaque (lost): Pensions plaque

Erection date: 1988

The East London Record, No 15, 1991, in an article by Harold Finch entitled "Frederick Rogers: Bookbinder and Journalist":
"In 1988, Southwark Council erected a plaque in memory of these pioneers of the pensions campaign, outside what is left of the Browning Settlement (now Herbert Morrison House) in the presence of Neil Kinnock, Jack Jones and other Labour leaders."

This plaque is not visible on the outside of the building so no photo and we've marked it as lost, but it's possible the Robert Browning Settlement have it.

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:
Pensions plaque

Information Subjects commemorated

72226

Pensions campaign

From British History On-line “…. the campaign which culminated in the Old Age...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Pensions plaque

Information Also at this site

71766

Charles Booth - SE17

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

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71765

Robert Browning Settlement

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

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