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Smithfield - Poultry Market opening Smithfield Poultry Market

Plaque: Smithfield - Poultry Market opening

Erection date: 5/7/1963

Inscription

This market was opened on 5th July 1963 by the Right Honourable the Lord Mayor, Alderman Sir Ralph Edgar Perring. 

What is it with granite plaques? Surely by 1963 someone ought to have learnt, from all the Victorian ones, that they are practicably illegible, do not photograph well, and some other material should be used!

Site: Smithfield Poultry Market (3 memorials)

EC1, East Poultry Avenue

Referring to our photo, the plaques are,left to right: Poulters; opening; Butchers.

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This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Smithfield - Poultry Market opening

Information Subjects commemorated

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Smithfield Poultry Market

The original poultry market by Horace Jones was opened in 1875 but destroyed ...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Smithfield - Poultry Market opening

Information Created by

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Sir Ralph Edgar Perring

Lord Mayor of London in 1963.

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Smithfield - Poultry Market opening

Information Also at this site

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Smithfield - Butchers

The flanking stones don't really explain: Where did this crest come from (one...

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Smithfield - Poulters

A property in Budge Row was left to the Poulters in 1727. Pity the flanking ...

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