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Frederick Winsor Frederick Winsor

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

Plaque: Frederick Winsor

Erection date: 18/6/2007

Inscription

City of Westminster
Frederick Winsor, 1763-1830, gave the world's first demonstration of street lighting by coal gas from a retort located here, June 1807.
Institution of Gas Engineers and Managers.

Plaque unveiled by Councillor Carolyn Keen, Lord Mayor of Westminster. At the ceremony, a lamp was lit using the traditional pole.

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SW1, Pall Mall, 100

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