Plaque

Peabody Fund - Centenary

Erection date: 11/7/1962

Inscription

To mark the centenary of the founding of the Peabody Donation Fund by George Peabody, London banker and American citizen, this plaque was unveiled by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother on the eleventh July 1962.

Site: Peabody Estate (2 memorials)

SE1, Blackfriars Road

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Peabody Fund - Centenary

Subjects commemorated i

George Peabody

Philanthropist. Born Massachusetts, USA, descended from English immigrants to...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Peabody Fund - Centenary

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Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother

In 1923 Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon (descended from the Royal House of Scotland...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Peabody Fund - Centenary

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Peabody tenants

Peabody tenants

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