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County Borough of West Ham - foundation stone West Ham tram and bus depot

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

Stone: County Borough of West Ham - foundation stone

Erection date: 3/11/1905

Inscription

County Borough of West Ham
This stone was laid by Alderman J. Byford Junr. J.P. Mayor on November 3rd 1905.
Electric Lighting and Tramways Committee
Alderman Ivey Chairman

Alderman
Bishop
Crow J.P.
Spratt J.P.

Councillor
Croot
Dyer
Fielder
Godbold
Saunders Jacobs
Littler
C. Mansfield
Enos Smith
Spittle
Stoner
White

Fred E. Hilleary LL D - Town Clerk
H.E. Blair - Tramways Manager
John G. Morley A.M.I.C.E. - Borough Engineer
Gregar & Son - Contractors 

The composer of this plaque has been very mean with first names and initials.

Site: West Ham tram and bus depot (3 memorials)

E13, Greengate Street, 90

In our photo the foundation stone can be seen behind the railings, below the left-hand ground floor window.

This 1906 building was the Headquarters of West Ham Corporation tramways.  The tram and bus depot occupied the site immediately north of this building, now housing on Gad Close and Routemaster Close.

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County Borough of West Ham - foundation stone

Information Subjects commemorated

West Ham tram and bus depot

Situated in Greengate Street, West Ham, this tram depot opened in October 190...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
County Borough of West Ham - foundation stone

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Gregar and Son

Building contractors. William Gregar & Son, a West Ham firm based at 1 Gr...

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Alderman Bishop

Member of the Electric Lighting and Tramways Committee, West Ham, 1905.

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H. E. Blair

Tramways manager for West Ham depot, 1905.

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John Byford, junior

Alderman, J.P. and Mayor of West Ham in November 1905. London Wikia records:...

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Councillor G. Croot

Member of the Electric Lighting and Tramways Committee, West Ham, 1905. This...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
County Borough of West Ham - foundation stone

Information Also at this site

County Borough of West Ham - crest

'Deo Confidimus' means 'In god we trust'.

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West Ham Tramway employees war memorial

{On the central pillar:} The heroic dead {followed by 53 names listed over 3...

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