Blue Plaque - William Nash Skillicorne
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Stretchy123
N 51° 53.733 W 002° 05.055
30U E 563012 N 5749817
Quick Description: William Nash Skillicorne was the first mayor of Cheltenham, and this blue plaque lived in this house.
Location: South West England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 10/17/2011 1:41:33 PM
Waymark Code: WMCW3V
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member miatabug
Views: 2

Long Description:

William Nash Skillicorne was the great grandson of the founder of Cheltenham Spa and became the first mayor of Cheltenham in 1876. He served as mayor twice: 1876-77, 1879-82, before his death in 1887.

A picture of him can be found online on the BBC website, painted in 1882. The original is in the Cheltenham Art Gallery.

Blue Plaque managing agency: Cheltenham Civic Society

Individual Recognized: William Nash Skillicorne

Physical Address:
Royston
9 Queen's Parade
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire UK


Web Address: [Web Link]

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