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Memorial

H. T. W. and M. W. W. drinking trough Drinking trough and Foundling estate

Fountain: H. T. W. and M. W. W. drinking trough

Erection date: 1885

Inscription

{On the pavement side:}
In loving memory of H. T. W. and M. W. W. 1885.

{On the road side:}
Metropolitan Drinking Fountain and Cattle Trough Association

{Each end has a partially obliterated, water-related, biblical inscription.}

Site: Drinking trough and Foundling estate (2 memorials)

WC1, Gray's Inn Road

The Foundling plaque is in Heathcote Street, in our photo it is in the pavement just to the right of the pedestrian (on his left).

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This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
H. T. W. and M. W. W. drinking trough

Information Subjects commemorated

H. T. W. and M. W. W.

We're betting this is a married couple: Mr and Mrs W..... who had both died i...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
H. T. W. and M. W. W. drinking trough

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Metropolitan Drinking Fountain and Cattle Trough Association

Started by Samuel Gurney MP and the barrister, Edward Thomas Wakefield. Londo...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
H. T. W. and M. W. W. drinking trough

Information Also at this site

Foundling pavement plaque

We had spotted this unusual plaque in 2015 but put it on the long finger. The...

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