Person    | Female  Born 25/11/1849  Died 6/9/1938

Mary Watts

Categories: Craft / Design

Countries: India, Scotland

Born as Mary Seton Fraser Tytler in India but brought up in Scotland. 1886 married G. F. Watts. Co-founded the Compton Potters' Arts Guild and the Arts & Crafts Guild in Compton, Surrey. There she also had built the Watts Mortuary Chapel in Compton (1895); and the Watts Gallery (1903–04).

She had been involved with the Postman's Park Memorial to Heroic Self Sacrifice from its inception but on her husband's death in 1904 she took over his role and installed another 37 memorials.

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Mary Watts

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PP - 2A - Smith

This is a lovely plaque but the fireman's helmet on a plaque for a police con...

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PP - 3I - Selves

David Selves, aged 12, off Woolwich supported his drowning playfellow and san...

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PP - 3J - Goodrum

A railway signalman controlled the trains by operating the points and signals...

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PP - 3K - Yarman

The surname was actually Jarman, and the woman that Mrs Jarman tried to save ...

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PP - 3L - Brown

Alexr. Stewart Brown of Brockley, fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, th...

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Benvenuto Cellini

Benvenuto Cellini

Italian goldsmith, sculptor, draftsman, soldier, musician, and artist who also wrote a famous autobiography and poetry.

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2 memorials
R. Coles

R. Coles

Plumbers at St Pauls in 1979.

Person, Craft / Design

1 memorial
William Abeling

William Abeling

Clockmaker, lived and worked Wynyatt Street and in 1820 installed a watchmakers window. From the Keeper of the Clockmakers' Museum at Guildhall: "William Abeling (sic) was not a member of the Wor...

Person, Craft / Design

1 memorial
Henry Wilson (art)

Henry Wilson (art)

Architect, jeweller and designer. A leading figure in the British Arts & Crafts movement. Born near Liverpool. Trained with and worked in John Sedding's practice. Taught at the Central School ...

Person, Architecture, Craft / Design

1 memorial
John Hutton

John Hutton

Glass engraver. Born New Zealand. Moved to London as a young artist. Best known for work at Coventry Cathedral, where he is buried.

Person, Craft / Design, New Zealand

2 memorials