Person    | Male  Born 26/8/1833  Died 6/11/1884

Henry Fawcett

Economist, politician and educational reformer. Born Salisbury. Blinded in a shooting accident as a young man. The first blind MP. As Postmaster General (1880-4) he developed the parcel post and introduced postal orders and the Savings Bank. Also worked to improve the living conditions of the poor, in the UK and in India. Married to Millicent. Died at home in Cambridge.

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Henry Fawcett

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Doulton drinking fountain - Henry Fawcett

{It's highly probable that the fountain had a plaque commemorating Henry Fawc...

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Fawcett house - Vauxhall

We're not experts so we'll accept that the tree is a mulberry. And the tree e...

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Henry Fawcett

Bronze. The delightful dolphin spout is very similar to that at St Dunstan's....

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Henry Fawcett statue - lost

Donated by Henry Doulton and created in terracotta by Tinworth, who worked at...

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John Stuart Mill statue

Unveiled by Fawcett, an admirer.

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