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Passmore Edwards drinking fountain - E8 Passmore Edwards drinking fountain - E8

Credit for this entry to:
Diane Burstein

Fountain: Passmore Edwards drinking fountain - E8

Erection date: 1910

Inscription

{On the east face of the pier:}

{In a monogram:}
JPE

This garden was laid out in 1899 for public enjoyment by the Metropolitan Public Gardens Association, 83 Lancaster Gate and in 1910 the same association through the generosity of J. Passmore Edwards Esq. was enabled to complete its work by erecting therein this drinking fountain for free public use which the Metropolitan Borough Council of Hackney has kindly agreed to maintain.

Site: Passmore Edwards drinking fountain - E8 (1 memorial)

E8, Albion Square

In response to our Facebook request for information about Passmore Edwards' drinking fountains Diane told us about this one.  2013: we are still searching for 7 JPE fountains - see JPE.

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Passmore Edwards drinking fountain - E8

Information Subjects commemorated

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John Passmore Edwards

Political and social reformer, politician, peace activist, and anti-slavery c...

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Passmore Edwards drinking fountain - E8

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Hackney Council

Shoreditch Borough Council took over Shoreditch Vestry and was itself taken o...

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Metropolitan Public Gardens Association

First chairman was the Earl of Meath. In about 1890 the MPGA was based at 83 ...

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