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Minnie Lansbury

Person  Female  Born 1889  Died 1/1/1922

Suffragette and Poplar alderman. Daughter-in-law to George Lansbury. Her early death was brought about by being imprisoned, with other councillors, for refusing to levy a full rate, and catching pneumonia.

Odd fact: after Minnie died her husband, Edgar, married an actor and fathered Angela Lansbury.

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Minnie Lansbury

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Fawcett frieze - 19, Lansbury x 2

George was Minnie's father-in-law. Minnie's date of death is here given as 19...

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Minnie Lansbury Clock

Minnie Lansbury Memorial

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Minnie Lansbury - first plaque

The clock above was erected by public subscription in memory of Minnie Lansbu...

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Minnie Lansbury - second plaque

On 16 October 2008 the restored Minnie Lansbury Clock was celebrated by those...

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Poplar Rate Rebels mural - 1

The mural refers to "30 councillors" but actually names only 29. The count o...

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