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London Borough of Tower Hamlets in Greater London County, England, United Kingdom
 

Tower Bridge

 
 
Tower Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 27, 2018
1. Tower Bridge Marker
Inscription.
This Bridge was opened by
H.R.H., The Prince of Wales, K.G.
on behalf of
Her Majesty Queen Victoria,
on Saturday the 30th June 1894 in the presence of
H.R.H., The Princess of Wales,
H.R.H., The Duke of York, K.G.,
and other members of the Royal Family,
The Right Honorable Sir George Robert Tyler, Bart.
Lord Mayor
Alderman, Sir John Voce Moore, Knt. Alderman, Sir Joseph Cockfield Dimsdale, Knt. Sheriffs of the City of London
John Wolfe Barry, Esq., C.B., Engineer Members of the Bridge House Estates Committee of the Corporation of the City of London
Sir Albert Joseph Altman, Knt., Chairman

Aldermen
Sir William Lawrence, Knt. Sir Francis Wyatt Truscott, Knt. Sir Joseph Savory, Bart., M.P. Sir Joseph Renals, Knt. Lieut. Col. Horatio David Davies Alfred James Newton, Esq. Frank Green, Esq.

Commoners
Mr. Pearse Morrison William Henry Pannell, Esq., F.C.A., F.S.S. Mr. James Gallaher, F.R.A.S. Mr. Daniel Greenaway Mr. Daniel Robert Dale, F.R.I.B.A. Frederick Prat Allston, Esq. William Henry Williamson, Esq. Mr. Edward Couchman Beedell Mr. David Burnett, R.S.I. William Thornburgh Brown, Esq., Deputy Richard Clarence Halse, Esq., Deputy Mr. George Joseph Woodman Mr. Sidney
Tower Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 27, 2018
2. Tower Bridge Marker
Matthews Alfred Thomas Layton, Esq., J.P. Robert Hargreaves Rogers, Esq., Deputy Mr. John James Baddeley George Harris Haywood, Esq., Deputy Charles Dew Miller, Esq. Mr. William Alfred Plunkett Horace Brooks Marshall Esq., J.P., F.R.G.S. John Bertram, Esq., Deputy Mr. William Henry Liversidge James Lewis Dowling, Esq., Deputy Mr. Thomas Reynolds Bone James Morris Pimm, Esq., Deputy Henry Hodson Heath, Esq., J.P., Deputy Mr. George Berridge James George White, Esq., Deputy Mr. Arthur Byrne Hudson, R.S.I. John Thomas Bedford, Esq., Deputy Mr. Alfred Purssell

John A. Brand Comptroller of the Bridge Trust Estates
 
Location. 51° 30.404′ N, 0° 4.48′ W. Marker is in London Borough of Tower Hamlets, England, in Greater London County. Marker is at the intersection of Tower Bridge Road and St Katharine's Way, on the left when traveling north on Tower Bridge Road. Touch for map. Located on the west tower on the north side of the Tower Bridge. Marker is in this post office area: London Borough of Tower Hamlets, England EC3N 4DJ, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. City of London Tower Bridge (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named City of London Tower Bridge (here, next to this marker); Corporation of London Tower Bridge
Tower Bridge from the North Shore image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 27, 2018
3. Tower Bridge from the North Shore
(here, next to this marker); Memorial Stone (a few steps from this marker); Cast iron 12-pounder Gun (a few steps from this marker); History beneath your feet (within shouting distance of this marker); Iron 13-inch Mortar and Bed (within shouting distance of this marker); Iron 13-inch Mortar (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in London Borough of Tower Hamlets.
 
Also see . . .
1. Tower Bridge. (Submitted on May 25, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Tower Bridge on Wikipedia. (Submitted on May 25, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Bridges & Viaducts
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 25, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 25, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 65 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 25, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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