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Plaque: Henry Croft - NW1

Erection date: 31/5/19

Inscription

Henry Croft, the original Pearly King, 1861 - 1930, founder of the Pearly Kings and Queens tradition, charitable fundraiser, road sweeper, orphan and father, lived here at 15 Charles Street (now Phoenix Road).
The Heritage Foundation
Camden Borough Council

Site: Henry Croft - NW1 (1 memorial)

NW1, Phoenix Road, 17a

The Camden New Journal has a splendid photo of the Pearly Kings and Queens at the unveiling.

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Henry Croft - NW1

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Henry Croft

The original Pearly King. Born in the St Pancras Workhouse (now, 2015, the St...

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