Person    | Male  Born 20/10/1832  Died 1907

Samuel Bourne Bevington

VD, JP. Son of James Bevington.  A member of the Bermondsey leather manufacturing dynasty and a philanthropist. Colonel commanding 3rd Volunteer Battalion The Queens Royal West Surrey Regiment 1884 - 1899. First Mayor of Bermondsey 1900 - 1902.

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Samuel Bourne Bevington

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Bermondsey Library - foundation stone

This public library was erected 1890-1. Commissioners: A. Lafone, MP - Chairm...

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Samuel Bevington statue

{Carved on the front of the stone plinth:} Samuel Bourne Bevington VD, JP, 18...

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Samuel Bourne Bevington

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Bevington fountain

Why (Oh why, oh why) do people chose dark, coloured granite for inscriptions?...

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Hackney Gazette printing works

Hackney Gazette printing works

From British History Online we learn: The 'Hackney and Kingsland Gazette' was launched in 1864.  The sons of the printer, Charles Potter, formed Potter Bros Ltd in 1920 and changed the title to 'Ha...

Group, Commerce

1 memorial
National Bank

National Bank

Founded as the National Bank of Ireland, becoming The National Bank Limited in 1859. By 1884 it was a member of the Bankers Clearing House. In 1966 the branches in England and Wales were acquired b...

Group, Commerce, Ireland

3 memorials
W. H. Smiths

W. H. Smiths

Henry Walton Smith and his wife Anna opened a small newsvendors in 1792 in Little Grosvenor Street. HW and then Anna died, and their sons took over, renaming the business after one of them, William...

Group, Commerce

6 memorials
Henry Lowenfeld

Henry Lowenfeld

Entrepreneur, theatrical impresario. Born as Henryk Loewenfeld in Poland, he emigrated to England in the early 1880s. Hee he produced spot-removing fluid which sold very well, then he opened a pate...

Person, Commerce, Food & Drink, France, Poland

1 memorial
Stocks Market

Stocks Market

The Stocks Market was where fishmongers and butchers sold their victuals. It took its name from a pair of stocks erected there in 1281 for the punishment of offenders. In 1738 the Mansion House was...

Building, Commerce

1 memorial