John Passmore Edwards

Died aged c. 88

John Passmore Edwards M.P. (24 March 1823 – 22 April 1911) was a British journalist, newspaper owner and philanthropist, and briefly a Member of Parliament.

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John Passmore Edwards 1823-1911

John Passmore Edwards 1823-1911 journalist, editor and builder of free public libraries lived here

51 Netherhall Gardens, Camden, NW3, London, United Kingdom where they lived

John Passmore Edwards 1823-1911 [full inscription unknown]

Vernon Hall, Roman Road, Bow, E3, London, United Kingdom where they was

Passmore Edwards Library, Baths and Wash House a ‘one-stop shop’, opened in 1903 on the corner of Wells Way and Neate Street. Partly funded by Victorian philanthropist John Passmore Edwards, its aim was to improve the health and leisure of local working people, at a time when many houses lacked bathrooms, clothes-washing facilities and books.

Wells Way, London, United Kingdom where they was

Passmore Edwards Public Library This building was originally the Shepherd's Bush Public Library, one of 24 public libraries founded by Victorian newspaper proprietor and philanthropist John Passmore Edwards. It was designed by architect Maurice B. Adams and opened in 1896. The library moved to another site in 2009. It was converted into a theatre in 2011.

7 Uxbridge Road, Shepherd's Bush, Hammersmith, London, United Kingdom where they was