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George Lansbury - plaque George Lansbury

Plaque: George Lansbury - plaque

Inscription

39 Bow Road. A tribute to George Lansbury who lived for 23 years in the house formerly on this site. Mayor of Poplar, Member of Parliament, Minister of the Crown and Privy Councillor. He was a great servant of the people of Bow.
Historic Buildings of Bow

Site: George Lansbury (2 memorials)

E3, Bow Road, 39

Lansbury's house was destroyed by bombs only a few months after he died.
We're sure Tower Hamlets had a good reason for creating a new plaque with almost exactly the same words as those on the, much more dignified, plaque attached to the stone, but we can't see them.

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George Lansbury - plaque

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George Lansbury

Born Suffolk. Member of the Poplar Borough Council 1903 - 1940, Mayor 1919 - ...

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George Lansbury - plaque

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Tower Hamlets Council

The name was originally applied to the Tower division of the county of Middle...

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George Lansbury - plaque

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George Lansbury - stone

George Lansbury, 1859 - 1940, Member of the Poplar Borough Council, 1903 - 19...

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