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Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea in Greater London County, England, United Kingdom
 

George Sparkes

 
 
George Sparkes Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, July 26, 2018
1. George Sparkes Memorial
Inscription.
In Affectionate Remembrance of the Late
George Sparkes
Of Bromley in Kent Formerly Judge at Madras
In the East India Company’s Civil Service
A great and Good Man
Gifted with Every Refined Feeling
And Much Esteemed by All Who Knew Him
Died 30 January 1878
In His 68th Year
Erected by His Widow
A.D. 1880

 
Erected 1880.
 
Location. 51° 28.969′ N, 0° 10.238′ W. Marker is in Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, England, in Greater London County. Marker is on Chelsea Embankment just from Cheyne Walk, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, England SW3 5LT, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sir Thomas More (a few steps from this marker); Sir Hans Sloane B.A.P. (a few steps from this marker); Chelsea Embankment (a few steps from this marker); Ropers Garden (within shouting distance of this marker); Sir Jacob Epstein Sculpture (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Carlyle (about 120 meters
George Sparkes Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, July 26, 2018
2. George Sparkes Memorial
away, measured in a direct line); The Boy David (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Ralph Vaughn Williams O.M. (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.
 
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George Sparkes Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, July 26, 2018
3. George Sparkes Memorial
( small plaque )
The restoration of this fountain
was undertaken by Transport for London
and the Royal Borough of Kensington and
Chelsea.
The completion of the works was marked
In a ceremony led by the Worshipful the
Mayor of the Royal Borough, Councillor
Robert Freeman on 18th May 2016
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 10, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 10, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 41 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 10, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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