Sir William Goscombe John
Person Male Born 21/3/1860 Died 15/12/1952
Born in Cardiff as William Goscombe John but he adopted Goscombe. He travelled across Europe and studied with Rodin. Worked in the "new sculpture" style. When he and his wife Marthe returned to the UK in about 1905 they lived at 24 Greville Road, St John's Wood/Kilburn. Marthe died in 1923 and he created a memorial statue for her tomb in Hampstead Cemetery, a female figure, well-clothed, in a pose similar to that on Sullivan's memorial, which has been stolen, 2001, returned and, 2006 stolen again. He died at home in Greville Road.