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.

This section lists the memorials created by the subject on this page:
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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Beau Brummell

Beau Brummell

Born as George Bryan Brummell in Downing Street, his father being Private Secretary to the Prime Minister, Lord North. A gambler and dandy and one of the Prince Regent's favourites, he set the dres...

Person, Craft / Design, France

2 memorials
Edward Johnston

Edward Johnston

Calligrapher and lettering designer. Born in San José, Uruguay, the son of an army officer. When the family returned to Britain, he studied medicine in Edinburgh for a while, but became fascinated ...

Person, Craft / Design, Scotland, Uruguay

4 memorials
Harry Beck

Harry Beck

Graphic artist and map designer.  Born 14 Wesley Road, Leyton but he was only there for about 3 years.  He was brought up and educated in Highgate Village.  Joined London Underground in 1925 on a t...

Person, Craft / Design

4 memorials
Mather and Smither
1 memorial
A. B. Burton Foundry

A. B. Burton Foundry

Founder based in Thames Ditton.  From Exploring Surrey's Past: The foundry was established in Summer Road, Thames Ditton, in 1874 by Cox and Sons, ecclesiastical suppliers, to cast ornaments and st...

Group, Craft / Design

8 memorials