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Henry E. Poole

Henry E. Poole

Secretary to the Commissioners for the 1892 Westminster Public Library. Became librarian in Great Smith Street in March 1881 and went on to be employed by Westminster City Council as a branch librarian. Retired in 1904.

We have to assume that this is not the same Henry Poole that did the lovely bas relief work on the near-by wash-house.

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Henry E. Poole

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Old Westminster Library - foundation stone

Westminster Public Library The united parishes of St Margaret and St John the...

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Thomas Park F.S.A.

Thomas Park F.S.A.

"The poetical antiquary", bibliographer and engraver. He published his own verse but mainly he edited historical and literary works. Father of John James Park.

Person, History, Literature, Museums / Libraries

1 memorial
Sir Henry Wellcome

Sir Henry Wellcome

Born Wisconsin, USA, moved to London in 1880 for business reasons. Pharmacist, founder of the Wellcome Trust and Foundation. His collection of books & artefacts relating to the history of medic...

Person, Benefactor, Industry, Medicine, Museums / Libraries, USA

1 memorial
Pumphouse Educational Trust and Museum

Pumphouse Educational Trust and Museum

The museum is located on land that until 1970 was part of the Surrey Docks. After these closed, the area was refurbished and the old pumphouse became a museum. It also houses the Rotherhithe Herita...

Group, Education, Museums / Libraries

1 memorial
Henry Buxton Forman

Henry Buxton Forman

Born Camden Place, Southampton Street, Camberwell. Bibliographer and forger. An authority on the lives and works of Shelley and Keats. He also had a lifelong career in the Post Office and was award...

Person, Journalism / Publishing, Literature, Museums / Libraries, Politics & Administration

1 memorial
Alfred Cotgreave

Alfred Cotgreave

Alfred Cotgreave was born on 7 June 1846 in Eccleston, Cheshire, the son of Robert and Mary Cotgreave and was baptised as Alfred Robert Cotgreave on 4 April 1847 in St Catherine's Church, Tranmere,...

Person, Museums / Libraries, Politics & Administration

1 memorial