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History of a former mayor of Kingston

Elected three consecutive years as Mayor of Kingston and hence why he's remembered by this memorial... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Eric960
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Twickenham, United Kingdom
Thrice Lord Mayor of Kingston

This memorial in Kingston’s ancient market place depicts an elegantly dressed lady carrying a... read more

Reviewed February 19, 2019
futtock21
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Elected three consecutive years as Mayor of Kingston and hence why he's remembered by this memorial stone. Was told about this while on a guided tour of Kingston.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed February 19, 2019 via mobile

This memorial in Kingston’s ancient market place depicts an elegantly dressed lady carrying a funeral urn on her head and holding the hand of a little boy who crouches to gather water in a little bowl. It commemorates Henry Shrubsole, a man of many parts...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed September 20, 2018

Monday 17th September we were out and about walking around Kingston and we stopped to have a look at the memorial. This statue is situated at the top end of the market place in Kingston, it stands in front of the Market Square House under...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

Located in Market Place, in Kingston is this statue on a stone block dedicated to Henry Shrubsole who was Mayor of Kingston for three times. Now I grew up and lived in Kingston for 15 years and have never heard of the man, oh ignorance...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed November 11, 2016

This statue is decided to Henry Shrunsole who was mayor of Kingston three times. He died in 1880.It is constructed of Carrara marble on a Cornish granite pedestal with basin, inscription, and portrait medallion. It can be found in a prominent position in the Market...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed November 10, 2016

located in Kingston market place. The Shrubsole Memorial commemorates Henry Shrubsole, whose family's fortunes followed an unusual trajectory, from undertaking and drapery to banking. Shrubsole himself was three times Mayor of Kingston, dying in office in 1880. In this tableau, a gracefully-robed woman carries an...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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