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Passmore Edwards

07 July 2014

1901 – Passmore Edwards Library, Bow, London

Architect: S.B. Russell Largely completed as illustrated, although some of the more decorative elements such as the plaque on the gable and the cupola were never finished. “This building is in the Roman-road,...

01 May 2014

1901 – Passmore Edwards Convalescent Home for Railway Men, Herne Bay, Kent

Architect: Alfred Saxon Snell The Herne Bay Convalescent Home was the first of ten homes to be opened by the Railway Industry for railway workers; the idea of John Edwards Nichols, cashier of...

10 April 2014

1899 – Library & Central Technical Schools, Truro, Cornwall

Architect: Silvanus Trevail The funding of Passmore Edwards led to the construction of firstly the Library, in 1896 and then the adjacent schools in 1899. Buildings funded by Edwards regularly got illustrated in...

19 February 2014

1898 – Passmore Edwards Public Library, East Ham, London

Architect: Silvanus Trevail Known as the Plashet Library, and still in use today. Passmore Edwards contributed £4,000 towards the cost, the District Council finishing the work with another £1,500. The family of a...

11 January 2014

1898 – Passmore Edwards Cripples Home, Bournemouth, Devon

Architect: Frederick Warman “The building, as shown in the illustration, has been erected on a charming site in Alum Chine, by the liberality of Mr. J. Passmore Edwards, whose gift it is to...

01 January 2014

1898 – Isolation Home, Chalfont St. Peter, Buckinghamshire

Architect: Maurice B. Adams “This building, in course of erection, is the gift of Mrs. Dearmer to the National Society for the Employment of Epileptics, and although one of the least in point...

16 December 2010

1898 – Frederick Greene Home, Chalfont St. Peter, Buckinghamshire

Architect: Maurice Bingham Adams The Frederick Greene Home for 21 Men – for the National Society of Employment for Epileptics. Elevations, section & plans published in The Building News, July 29th 1898. “This...

09 August 2010

1901 – Passmore Edwards Sailors Palace, London

Architect: Niven & Wigglesworth Built in 1901 as the headquarters of the British & Foreign Sailors’ Society. An inscription above the door still records the fact, although the building itself has been converted...

11 January 2010

1898 – Passmore Edwards Holiday Home for Children, Clacton-on-sea, Essex

Architect: Charles Bell “The site is a very fine one, fronting the Marine Parade, in area 10 acres. The building will accommodate nearly 100 children, and is planned so that the dining and...

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