Plaque: Dr John Snow - RSC plaque
Erection date: 16/6/2008
RSC - advancing the chemical sciences
National Chemical Landmark
Dr John Snow (1813 - 1858) founding father of epidemiology. In 1854 his research linked deaths to the water pump near this site and thus determined that cholera is a water borne disease.
16 June 2008
Site: John Snow Public House (3 memorials)
W1, Broadwick Street
When we first published this c.2009, the pump was on the north-east corner of the Broadwick Street / Poland Street junction. 2018: Londonist reported that the pump has been reinstalled, so we took a new photo.