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George Lansbury - stone George Lansbury

Stone: George Lansbury - stone

Erection date: 1955

Inscription

George Lansbury, 1859 - 1940, Member of the Poplar Borough Council, 1903 - 1940, Mayor 1919 - 20 & 1936 - 37, Member of Parliament, Minister of the Crown, Privy Councillor. A great servant of the people. The house which stood here was his home for 23 years and this garden was created in his memory by public subscription, 1955.

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 - stone

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George Lansbury

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

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George Lansbury - stone

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George Lansbury - plaque

39 Bow Road. A tribute to George Lansbury who lived for 23 years in the house...

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