Plaque

Baker Street Station

Erection date: 24/7/1912

Inscription

This stone was laid by the Rt. Hon. Lord Aberconway, PC, Chairman of the Metropolitan Railway Company, 24 July 1912.

R.H. Selbie - General Manager
W. Willox, MICE - Engineer

This plaque is somewhat reticent about its function which is to commemorate the laying of the first stone at Baker Street Station.

Site: Baker Street Station & first underground railway (2 memorials)

NW1, Marylebone Road

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Baker Street Station

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Baker Street Station

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Metropolitan Railway Company

This was the world's first underground passenger railway which opened from Pa...

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First Baron Aberconway

Politician. Born Charles Benjamin Bright McLaren in Edinburgh. He began his c...

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Robert H. Selbie

General Manager and one of the Directors of the Metropolitan Railway Company,

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W. Willox, MICE

Engineer with the Metropolitan Railway Company.

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Baker Street Station

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