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Rowland Hill - NW3 Rowland Hill - NW3

Plaque: Rowland Hill - NW3

Erection date: 1892

Inscription

Rowland Hill, KCB, originator of the Penny Post. Lived here. 1849 - 1879. Born 1795. Died 1879.
{Almost hidden in the decorative border:}
Erected by the Society of Arts

{On the small brass plaque below:}
The above plaque was first erected by the Royal Society of Arts in 1892 and moved to its present location in May 1978. 

Site: Rowland Hill - NW3 (1 memorial)

NW3, Hampstead Green, Royal Free Hospital

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Rowland Hill - NW3

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74418

Bartram House

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Penny post (jubilee of)

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46372

Sir Rowland Hill

Initiator of the uniform Penny Post in 1840. Due to him Britain was the first...

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Rowland Hill - NW3

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Royal Society of Arts

Founded by William Shipley as the "Society of Arts" in Rawthmell's Coffee Hou...

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