Plaque

Rodney Smith

Erection date: 2/7/1949

Inscription

{On a plaque below a picture of a gipsy caravan:}
Gipsy Rodney Smith, who preached the gospel of christ to thousands on five continents for seventy years, was born here on 31st March 1860 and called home journeying to America on 4 August 1947, what hath god wraught.

Site: Rodney Smith (1 memorial)

IG8, Woodford New Road, Mill Plain, Epping Forest

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

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Rodney Smith

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Rodney Smith

Evangelist. Born in a gipsy tent in Epping Forest, Wanstead. He began to hawk...

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