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Red Cross Garden 3 Red Cross Garden

Credit for this entry to:
Alan Patient of

Plaque: Red Cross Garden 3


This garden was laid out in 1887 by Julia Countess of Ducie.
God saw the earth and behold it was very good. Have we done our best to make it very good?

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

Site: Red Cross Garden (4 memorials)

SE1, Redcross Way, 50

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This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Red Cross Garden 3

Information Subjects commemorated


Julia Countess of Ducie

Wife of Henry Reynolds-Moreton, Third Earl of Ducie. There is no portrait and...

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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 other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Red Cross Garden 3

Information Also at this site


Octavia Hill - SE1

Octavia Hill, social reformer, established this garden, hall and cottages, an...

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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

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

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