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Wall - 1817

Thames flood level markers Wall - 1817
Inscription

This wall was erected and the piles fixed Anno Domini 1817.
William Smith - Warden. 

Site: Thames flood level markers (3 memorials)

SE10, High Bridge Wharf, Trinity Hospital

Reading left to right these plaques are:  Tide - 1874, Wall - 1817, Tide - 1928.   We think the organisation for which the Wardens worked is probably Trinity House.  The BBC has a good page about London floodings.

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Wall - 1817

Subjects commemorated Information

Thames flood wall

The Thames flood wall was erected probably in response to the "The Great Tham...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Wall - 1817

Created by Information

William Smith

Warden, presumably of a church. 

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Wall - 1817

Also at this site Information

High Tide - 1874

Variable high tides March 30th 1874 Joseph Giles - Warden 

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High Tide - 1928

We think the 75 ft of wall which collapsed were actually in Millbank which is...

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