Plaque

Vernon Hall

Inscription

Vernon Hall Roman Road
Formerly Bow Library from 1901 to 1962. Two thirds of the original cost of £6000 was met by Passmore Edwards.
Historic Buildings of Bow

Site: Bow Library (3 memorials)

E3, Gladstone Place, 1

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

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Vernon Hall

Subjects commemorated i

Bow Library

One of many public libraries founded by John Passmore Edwards.  Designed by S...

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Vernon Hall

It occupied the building that once was Bow Public Library. We can find find n...

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John Passmore Edwards

Political and social reformer, politician, peace activist, and anti-slavery c...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Vernon Hall

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Tower Hamlets Council

The name was originally applied to the Tower division of the county of Middle...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Vernon Hall

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Bow Library

Bow Library

{On the central plaque:} This stone was laid by J. Passmore Edwards Esq 19 Oc...

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Vernon Hall Restoration

Vernon Hall Restoration

Vernon Hall restoration completed 1989. Bow Heritage Trail

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