Monument

Henry Reader Williams Clock Tower

Inscription

{On the front above the (defunct) drinking fountain:}
Erected by subscription in appreciation and recognition of the public services rendered by Henry Reader Williams Esq. JP, to the district of Hornsey during a period of twenty-one years. June 1895.

The bas-relief of Williams is by Sir Albert Gilbert.

Site: Crouch End Clock Tower & Henry Reading Williams (3 memorials)

N8, The Broadway

There is a clock dial on each of the four facades, and they are all working - August 2004 anyway. Above each dial is inscribed "1895".

Behind the tower two trees have been planted, each with a plaque on the ground:
tree on right in the picture - Clock Tower centenary
tree on left:, behind the tower in the picture, F Neuner.

In April 2006 a local magazine was asking, with reference to the Ordinance Survey benchmark on the tower's west face, at the base, why it had been painted blue.

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Henry Reader Williams Clock Tower

Subjects commemorated i

Henry Reader Williams

JP, chairman of the Hornsey School and Hornsey Local Board. Active in the Po...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Henry Reader Williams Clock Tower

Created by i

Sir Alfred Gilbert

Sculptor and goldsmith.  Born 13 Berners Street.  Eloped with his first cousi...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Henry Reader Williams Clock Tower

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Clock Tower centenary

Clock Tower centenary

Planted on 25th June 1995 to celebrate the spirit and vitality of the childre...

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Frederick Neuner

Frederick Neuner

In memory of Frederick Neuner 1919 - 1995, Alderman and Councillor 1952 - 19...

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