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Henry Fawcett

Person  Male  Born 26/8/1833  Died 6/11/1884

Economist, politician and educational reformer. Born Salisbury. Blinded in a shooting accident as a young man. The first blind MP. As Postmaster General (1880-4) he developed the parcel post and introduced postal orders and the Savings Bank. Also worked to improve the living conditions of the poor. Married to Millicent. Died at home in Cambridge.

This site tells of a lost memorial to Fawcett at his home in Vauxhall Park.

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Henry Fawcett

Bronze. The delightful dolphin spout is very similar to that at St Dunstan's...

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John Stuart Mill statue

Unveiled by Fawcett, an admirer.

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