NZ3265 : Jarrow: Sir Charles Mark Palmer statue

taken 13 years ago, near to Tyne Tunnel, South Tyneside, Great Britain

Jarrow: Sir Charles Mark Palmer statue
Jarrow: Sir Charles Mark Palmer statue
Situated on Grange Road more or less outside the post office, the front panel reads:
Sir Charles Mark Palmer
Born at South Shields, November 3rd 1822. Founder of the Palmer works and of the town of Jarrow of which he was first mayor in 1875. Originator of the first steam screw collier built at Jarrow in 1851. Member of Parliament for North Durham from 1874 and subsequently for the Jarrow Division. This statue, erected in 1903 by the workmen of Palmer's company and a few friends, commemorates a life devoted to the social enhancement of the working classes, the prosperity of Jarrow and the industrial progress of Tyneside.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 24 October, 2007   (more nearby)
Saturday, 27 October, 2007
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 328 653 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:58.8737N 1:29.3326W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 327 653
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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