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London Borough of Camden in Greater London County, England, United Kingdom
 

John Cartwright

 
 
John Cartwright Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 14, 2018
1. John Cartwright Marker
Inscription.
Born 28th. Sepr. 1740; Died 23rd.Sepr. 1824.
The Firm, Consistent, & Persevering Advocate
of
"UNIVERSAL SUFFRAGE,
Equal Representation, Vote by Ballot,
AND ANNUAL PARLIAMENTS.
He was the first English Writer who openly maintained
the Independence of the United States of America;
AND
Although his distinguished Merits as a Naval Officer
in 1776 presented the most flattering Prospects of
Professional Advancement,
yet he nobly refused to draw his Sword against
the Rising Liberties
of an oppressed and struggling People.
in Grateful commemoration
of his inflexible integrity, exalted Patriotism,
"profound constitutional Knowledge,"
and in sincere admiration
of the unblemished Virtues of his Private Life
THIS STATUE
was erected by Public Subscription,
near the Spot where he closed his useful and meritorious
CAREER.

 
Erected 1831.
 
Location. 51° 31.609′ N, 0° 7.596′ W. Marker is in London Borough of Camden, England, in Greater London County. Marker is on Cartwright Gardens just south of Hastings Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: London Borough of Camden, England WC1H 9EN, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers.
John Cartwright Statue and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 16, 2018
2. John Cartwright Statue and Marker
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Robert Owen (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Percy Bysshe Shelley and Mary Shelley (about 120 meters away); Dr Alphonse Normandy (about 150 meters away); Mary Anne Clarke (about 150 meters away); Lenin (about 150 meters away); Alexander Herzen (about 150 meters away); Mark Ashton (about 180 meters away); Dorothy Richardson (about 180 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in London Borough of Camden.
 
More about this marker. The statue and marker are located in Cartwright Gardens, just steps away from the entrance on the east side.
 
Also see . . .
1. John Cartwright (political reformer) (Wikipedia). "John Cartwright (17 September 1740 – 23 September 1824) was an English naval officer, Nottinghamshire militia major and prominent campaigner for parliamentary reform. He subsequently became known as the Father of Reform. His younger brother Edmund Cartwright became famous as the inventor of the power loom." (Submitted on March 27, 2018.) 

2. John Cartwright (Encyclopedia Brittanica). "John Cartwright, byname Major Cartwright, (born Sept. 17, 1740, Marnham, Nottinghamshire, Eng.—died Sept. 23, 1824, London), advocate of radical reform of the British Parliament and of various constitutional changes that were
John Cartwright Statue image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 14, 2018
3. John Cartwright Statue
later incorporated into the People’s Charter (1838), the basic document of the working class movement known as Chartism...." (Submitted on March 27, 2018.) 
 
Categories. Civil RightsWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 27, 2018. This page originally submitted on March 26, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 39 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on March 26, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.   2, 3. submitted on March 27, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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