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Sir Sydney H. Waterlow

Person  Male  Born 1/11/1822  Died 3/8/1906

Philanthropist. Born in Crown Street, now Sun Street, EC2. Brought up in Mile End. Followed his father and brothers into the stationery and printing business.

1963 founded, and chaired, the philanthropic housing company The Improved Industrial Dwellings Company. Created a Baronet in August 1873. Master of the Stationers' Company. Lord Mayor of London 1872 - 1878. In 1886 he donated to London County Council the grounds of his home to become "a garden for the gardenless", which opened in 1891 as Waterlow Park. At the same time he gave his Highgate home, Lauderdale House. Died at home in Kent.

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Sir Sydney H. Waterlow

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Cromwell Buildings

The Prince Regent (later King George IV) had died more than twenty years befo...

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Sandringham Buildings

Sandringham Buildings Erected by the Improved Industrial Dwellings Co Ltd (S...

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Sir Sydney H Waterlow - Highgate statue

Bronze. Unveiled by Princess of Argyll 20 July 1900. A year later another ver...

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Sir Sydney Waterlow - SW1 statue

This statue is a copy of the one in Highgate.

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Sir Sydney H. Waterlow

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Bryant & May Testimonial fountain - lost

This elaborate fountain was commissioned by Bryant and May to celebrate the a...

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