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Memorial

Thomas Gray Thomas Gray

Plaque: Thomas Gray

Erection date: 1918

Inscription

Thomas Gray, poet, was born in a house on this site.
"The curfew tolls the knell of parting day". {first line of 'Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard’}
1716 - 1771

{Below the relief:}
F. W. Pomeroy, Sc. 1917
 

Site: Thomas Gray (1 memorial)

EC3, Cornhill, 39

The two plaques closest to the camera both read "39, The Union Discount Company of London plc". Grey's plaque is at the same level, further to the left.

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Thomas Gray

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Thomas Gray

Poet.  Born Cornhill.  Wrote ‘Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard’ and the ...

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F. W. Pomeroy

Born London.  From Speel we learn that Pomeroy also did four enormous figures...

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