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Lord Ashfield

 
 
Lord Ashfield Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 14, 2017
1. Lord Ashfield Marker
Inscription.
Albert
Herbert Stanley
Lord
Ashfield

1874-1948
First Chairman of
London Transport

lived here

 
Erected 1984 by Greater London Council.
 
Location. 51° 30.521′ N, 0° 9.026′ W. Marker is in City of Westminster, England, in Greater London County. Marker is on South Street just east of South Audley Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 43 South Street, City of Westminster, England W1K 2XQ, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. J. Arthur Rank (within shouting distance of this marker); Sir Richard Westmacott (within shouting distance of this marker); Charles X (within shouting distance of this marker); Constance Spry (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Farm Street Church (about 120 meters away); The Audley (about 120 meters away); General Pasquale Paoli (about 150 meters away); Sir Frederick Handley Page (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in City of Westminster.
 
Also see . . .  Albert Stanley, 1st Baron Ashfield (Wikipedia). "Albert Henry Stanley, 1st Baron Ashfield, TD
Lord Ashfield Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 14, 2017
2. Lord Ashfield Marker - Wide View
PC (8 August 1874 – 4 November 1948), born Albert Henry Knattriess, was a British-American businessman who was managing director, then chairman of the Underground Electric Railways Company of London (UERL) from 1910 to 1933 and chairman of the London Passenger Transport Board (LPTB) from 1933 to 1947....Although born in Britain, his early career was in the United States, where at a young age, he held senior positions in the developing tramway systems of Detroit and New Jersey...." (Submitted on November 10, 2017.) 
 
Categories. Railroads & Streetcars
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 10, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 10, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 60 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 10, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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