Plaque

Octavia Hill - SE1

Inscription

Octavia Hill, social reformer, established this garden, hall and cottages, and pioneered Army Cadets 1887 - 1890.
London Borough of Southwark
Voted by the people

Site: Red Cross Garden (4 memorials)

SE1, Redcross Way, 50

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Octavia Hill - SE1

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Army Cadets

Summarised from Army Cadets: In 1859 the Volunteers were formed (forerunner t...

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Octavia Hill

Housing reformer and co-founder of The National Trust.  Born at Wisbech, Camb...

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Red Cross Garden

Part of Octavia Hill's pioneering social housing scheme. It consists of two r...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Octavia Hill - SE1

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Southwark Council

The London Borough of Southwark was created as an amalgamation of the Metropo...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Octavia Hill - SE1

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Red Cross Garden 1

Red Cross Garden 1

The plaque is in a sheltered area just to the left of our main photograph. Th...

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Red Cross Garden 2

Red Cross Garden 2

The roundel was created by a glass-making firm, James Powell and Son, after a...

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Red Cross Garden 3

Red Cross Garden 3

The quotation comes from Genesis 1:31. The question is an addition.

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