Memorial: M3657

Memorial tile at Postman’s Park, City of London commemorating Edmund Emery d. 1874

Location

St Botolph's Church, Postman's Park, London, England

Transcript

'EDMUND EMERY OF / 272 KING'S ROAD CHELSEA/PASSENGER / LEAPT FROM A THAMES / STEAMBOAT TO RESCUE A / CHILD AND WAS DROWNED / JULY 31 1874'

Details

Description: Painted tile.
Type: Memorial tile
Position: Churchyard
Materials: Tile
Artists: William de Morgan, Ernest George

People

Emery, Edmund
Age:
Date of Death: 31/7/1874
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Passenger
Organisation:

Extra

Notes: The tiles are set in a memorial loggia or cloister set up at his own expense by the painter and sculptor G. F. Watts in 1899.
Bibliography: Philip Ward-Jackson 'Public Sculpture of the City of London' (Liverpool, 2003)pp. 295-97