Charlotte Farmer - London Road, Ewell, Surrey, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner
N 51° 21.421 W 000° 14.409
30U E 692151 N 5693143
Quick Description: This memorial to Charlotte Farmer takes the form of a drining fountain, no longer working, topped by a cross. It stands just outside the London Road entrance to Nonsuch Park.
Location: London, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 4/30/2015 10:57:32 AM
Waymark Code: WMNTDM
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker
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Long Description:

The memorial has written inscriptions on three faces and a coat-of-arms on the fourth face. The inscribed faces read:

To the
glory of God
and in
loving memory
of Charlotte
wife of Captain
WRG Farmer
of Nonsuch
Park
who tried to
help the cause
of temperance
Died Dec 18 1906

The second inscribed face reads:

This fountain
is erected
by those who
loved her
dearly
as a lasting
memorial of
her unfailing
kindness to
all who
wanted help
or needed
sympathy

The third inscribed face reads:

As thirsting
travellers in
a desert land
welcome a
spring amidst
a waste of sand
so did her
kindly actions
cheer the sad
refresh the
worn and
make the
weary glad

 

Website with more information on either the memorial or the person(s) it is dedicated to: [Web Link]

Location: Outside Nonsuch Park London Road entrance

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