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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This section lists the memorials created by the subject on this page:
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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Other Subjects

Bow Fair

Bow Fair

Known as the Green Goose fair, it was held on the Thursday after Pentecost. A green goose was a young or mid-summer goose, and also a slang term for a cuckold or a low woman. In 1630, John Taylor, ...

Event, Commerce

1 memorial
General Post Office

General Post Office

The first general post office in London opened in 1643, after King Charles I legalised use of the royal posts for private correspondence. It was possibly located on Cloak Lane near Dowgate Hill, in...

Building, Commerce

5 memorials
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
Lanesborough Hotel

Lanesborough Hotel

A 5 star hotel, reputedly the most expensive in London. In 2011 the highest rate was £14,000 per night. Each guest is allocated a 24 hour butler.

Building, Commerce

2 memorials
Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal, Donald Smith

Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal, Donald Smith

Born Scotland.   Emigrated to Canada in 1838 to work with the Hudson's Bay Company.  He worked his way up the company and entered politics, made his fortune and was knighted in 1886.  Died  28 Gros...

Person, Commerce, Philanthropy, Politics & Administration, Canada

1 memorial