Person    | Male  Born 2/2/1841  Died 8/7/1918

Henry Charles Stephens

Businessman and politician. Born at 71 York Road, Lambeth (demolished), the son of Dr Henry Stephens. Known as 'Inky', he developed the writing fluid invented by his father. He served as member of parliament for Hornsey from 1887 to 1900. In his will he bequeathed his home, Avenue House, where the plaque and bust are, and its ten acres of gardens to the people of Finchley.

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

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Henry Charles Stephens

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Henry Charles Stephens - bust

The bust is in the entrance to Stephens House.

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Henry Charles Stephens - plaque

2017: The plaque is no longer here (our photograph of it was taken some years...

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