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William Edwardes, 2nd Baron Kensington

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Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

William Edwardes, 2nd Baron Kensington

Person  Male  Born 24/4/1777  Died 10/8/1852

Second Lord Kensington. He served as member of parliament for Haverfordwest from 1802 to 1818. He was the instigator of the failed Kensington Canal. Constructed in 1828 it was replaced with rail tracks c. 1860.  It ran  from near Chelsea Harbour to near Earl's Court. See Wikipedia for details.

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