Plaque

Red Cross Garden 3

Inscription

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

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

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

Subjects commemorated i

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

Also at this site i

Octavia Hill - SE1

Octavia Hill - SE1

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

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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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Nearby Memorials

Lokamanya Tilak

Lokamanya Tilak

W2, Howley Place, 10

English Heritage Lokamanya Tilak, 1856-1920, Indian patriot and philosopher, lived here, 1918-1919.

1 subject commemorated, 1 creator
Sir Alfred Munnings - Chelsea Pk Gdns

Sir Alfred Munnings - Chelsea Pk Gdns

SW3, Chelsea Park Gardens, 96

The plaque is actually located on the side of the house in Beaufort Street. See the other Munnings plaque.

1 subject commemorated
Martin Andrews

Martin Andrews

WC1, Doughty Mews, 20

Erected between 2015 (when the property was being renovated) and 2021, the plaque is made of manganese nickel brass, by FSE Foundry.

1 subject commemorated, 1 creator
Clement Attlee - Stanmore

Clement Attlee - Stanmore

HA7, London Road, 135, Heywood Court

From Hansard and the Harrow Medical Officer during 1947-70 (at least) here was the Heywood Nursing Home for "maternity and surgical", wit...

2 subjects commemorated, 1 creator
Hilaire Belloc

Hilaire Belloc

SW10, Cheyne Walk, 104

Greater London Council Hilaire Belloc, 1870-1953, poet, essayist and historian, lived here, 1900-1905.

1 subject commemorated, 1 creator