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Elizabeth I statue - Harrow - Hamilton plaque Harrow School - 5 memorials

Plaque: Elizabeth I statue - Harrow - Hamilton plaque

Erection date: 1925

Inscription

The statue of Queen Elizabeth was set in this tower in memory of a devoted son of Harrow, Lord Claud John Hamilton P.C., born 1843, died 1925, by his brothers, son, grandson and nephews, all Harrovians. 1925

This plaque refers to this statue.

Site: Harrow School - 5 memorials (5 memorials)

HA1, Peterborough Road, Harrow War Memorial Building and Speech Room

In our photo, reading left to right: the WW1 memorial plaque is just to the right of the lamppost; the War Memorial Building plaque is one of those in the flint wall; the redbrick building at the right is the Speech Room - the road-side wall of which has the statue of Elizabeth and the Speech Room plaque is partially obscured by the top of the pig-pen railing end-post.

The Hamilton plaque is fixed inside the building, almost immediately behind the statue.

The Speech Room building was constructed 1872-7, designed by William Burges. The War Memorial building was constructed as a memorial to the 600 Old Boys of Harrow school lost in WW1. More information at the Listing entry.

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This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Elizabeth I statue - Harrow - Hamilton plaque

Information Subjects commemorated

Claud Hamilton's brothers, son, grandson and nephews

Claud Hamilton's issue: Son: Gilbert Claud Hamilton (1879-1943), married twic...

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Lord Claud John Hamilton

Second son of 1st Duke of Abercorn. Educated at Harrow. 1872 became a Directo...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Elizabeth I statue - Harrow - Hamilton plaque

Information Also at this site

Elizabeth I statue - Harrow

Harrow School was founded in 1572 under a Royal Charter of Elizabeth I so thi...

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Harrow School - Speech Room

The first stone of the new Speech Room was laid by His Grace the Duke of Aber...

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Harrow School - War Memorial Building

The Harrow School War Memorial Building, Memorial Shrine, Ceremonial Staircas...

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Harrow School - WW1 memorial

The plaque was laid in 1921 (British Pathe film) and the building was opened ...

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