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Metropolitan Drinking Fountain and Cattle Trough Association

Group  From 1859 

Started by Samuel Gurney MP and the barrister, Edward Thomas Wakefield. London Details have a terrific post about this organisation.

MDFCTA is a great site, aiming to collect all these troughs and fountains, and not just those in London. Do let them know of any they don't yet have.

Now the Drinking Fountain Association they are still trying to provide water to the public - probably more difficult now than when they started.

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Metropolitan Drinking Fountain and Cattle Trough Association

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St Pancras fountain

Saint Pancras, Middlesex This fountain and works connected therewith were pre...

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This section lists the memorials created by the subject on this page:
Metropolitan Drinking Fountain and Cattle Trough Association

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Bear fountain

{On a ground level plaque:} 1859 - 1939. Presented by the Metropolitan Drink...

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Beloved friend

Is it likely that the beloved friend was a horse or dog rather than a person?

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Buxton water trough - Spitalfields

This is the only fountain/trough in Tower Hamlets on the mdfcta site.

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CG Cattle Trough

{On both ends:} In memoriam C. G. 1886 {On both sides:} Metropolitan Drinkin...

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Charles Kingsley water trough - NW1

{On the east end:} In memoriam Charles Kingsley {Above this there seems to ...

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