Person    | Male  Born 1816  Died 1882

Samuel Gurney

Banker, philanthropist, M.P. Set up the Metropolitan Drinking Fountain and Cattle Trough Association. Not to be confused with his father, banker and philanthropist, Samuel Gurney Snr, whose sister was Elizabeth Fry.

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Samuel Gurney

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First drinking fountain

DrinkingFountains gives two pictures from the 'Illustrated London News' of th...

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Metropolitan Drinking Fountain - jubilee

{On long, low bronze plaques, one on each face, starting at the south and goi...

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Samuel Gurney

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First drinking fountain

DrinkingFountains gives two pictures from the 'Illustrated London News' of th...

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Temperance fountain

This fountain was originally erected July 1861 at the Royal Exchange. It was ...

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Charles Cheers, Baron Wakefield of Hythe CGE, LLD

Charles Cheers, Baron Wakefield of Hythe CGE, LLD

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1 memorial
George Peabody

George Peabody

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3 memorials
Onyx Environmental Trust

Onyx Environmental Trust

We think this group is now (2015) called Veolia.

Group, Community / Clubs, Gardens / Agriculture, Philanthropy

1 memorial
Viscountess Rothermere, Maiko Jeong Shun Lee

Viscountess Rothermere, Maiko Jeong Shun Lee

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Person, Philanthropy, Japan, Korea

1 memorial
George 5th Earl Cadogan

George 5th Earl Cadogan

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Person, Philanthropy, Politics & Administration

1 memorial