Statue

Sir Sydney Waterlow - SW1 statue

Inscription

{On a plaque attached to the base of the statue:}
Sir Sydney Hedley Waterlow, Baronet, Chairman of the Board of Governors, 1873 - 1906.

This statue is a copy of the one in Highgate.

Site: Sir Sydney Waterlow - SW1 statue (1 memorial)

SW1, Palace Street, Westminster City School

Waterlow was elected the first Chairman of Governors of Westminster City School in 1873 and remained in the post until 1893.

Note: nearby in Windsor Place at the junction with Francis Street a block of workers' dwellings in grey brick carry a high up, large plaque: "The Improved Industrial Dwellings Company. Sir Sydney Waterlow Bart., Chairman 1875".

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Sir Sydney Waterlow - SW1 statue

Subjects commemorated i

Sir Sydney H. Waterlow

Philanthropist. Born in Crown Street, now Sun Street, EC2. Brought up in Mile...

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