Plaque

William Moorcroft

Erection date: 1982

Inscription

William Moorcroft, 1767 - 1825, pioneer veterinary surgeon, Asian explorer, lived & practised here, 1793 - 1808.

Present at the unveiling: Angus Taylor, President of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, and Dr Garry Alder, the author of the Moorcroft biography. 'Beyond Bokhara'.

Site: William Moorcroft (1 memorial)

W1, Oxford Street, 508 - 520

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