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Gordon W. Newton

Categories: Craft / Design

A stonemason with a business in East Farleigh, Maidstone: The Stone Shop. Now aided by his daughter, he has generously taken it on himself to ensure the Stephen Lawrence memorial is repaired and well-tended. We are truly moved by this on-going act of kindness.

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Gordon W. Newton

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Falklands War memorial

The memorial was dedicated on Merchant Navy Day 2005 by the First Sea Lord, A...

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Stephen Lawrence - Eltham

The plaque has been vandalised several times. The original one had to be repl...

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Fan Makers' Company Hall

Fan Makers' Company Hall

The earliest record for the Fan Makers Company is in 1670 when they raised a petition to Parliament complaining about the threat to their industry from foreign imports. The Fan Makers' Hall in Red ...

Group, Craft / Design, Liveries & Guilds

2 memorials
Mary Lowndes

Mary Lowndes

Artist, suffragette and founder of Artist Suffrage League in 1909. Born Dorset. Trained in stained-glass work. Lived and worked in Chelsea. The photo shows Lowndes in 1890.

Person, Art, Craft / Design, Gender Issues

1 memorial
Henry Prince

Henry Prince

The NPG has some information about this engineer/founder: Born c. 1817. Died April/March 1875. He maintained a foundry in the Grove, Great Guildford Street, Southwark for much of his life. He began...

Person, Craft / Design

4 memorials
The Cast Iron Co Ltd

The Cast Iron Co Ltd

Makers of street furniture, lighting and architectural metalwork.

Group, Craft / Design

2 memorials
William Caslon

William Caslon

Caslon came from the West Midlands. Created the Caslon typeface, first used in 1726. Caslon Old Face was used for printing the American Declaration of Independence. Working in Aldersgate Caslon was...

Person, Craft / Design

3 memorials