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Emma Bowden Bowden & Dryden

Memorial: Emma Bowden


Emma Bowden

We've found confirmation that Emma was a real person (check the details on her Subject page) and we'd guess that she was, at one time, a person of means, possibly the pub landlady. But we have no explanation for this neat inscription high up in the bricks opposite her pub, and we know of no other such memorial. A puzzle.

Other similar brick graffiti at Caxton Street, Myddelton Passage, Dock Graffiti, Fenton House and German church.

Site: Bowden & Dryden (2 memorials)

WC2, Rose Street, Lamb & Flag pub

This pub and the nearby streets are the subject of a post by the great A London Inheritance.

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This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Emma Bowden

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Emma Bowden

Searching The London Gazette for "Emma Bowden" throws up two entries: 29 Apri...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Emma Bowden

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