Plaque

William Forster

Inscription

{On front of plinth:}
William Edward Forster, born July 11 1818, died April 5 1886.
To his wisdom and courage England owes the establishment throughout the land of a national system of elementary education.

{Around base of statue, anti-clockwise, starting at the front:}
William Edward Forster, for twenty-five years, Member of Parliament, for Bradford 1861- 1886.

Site: William Forster (1 memorial)

WC2, Victoria Embankment Gardens

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William Forster

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William Edward Forster

Born Dorset. Member of Parliament for Bradford, 1861- 1886, where there is an...

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Henry Richard Hope Pinker

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