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Oxford Inscriptions: Plaque to Edward Thomas, 113 Cowley Road


Edward Thomas plaque

 


1878–1917

EDWARD
THOMAS

WRITER AND POET

LODGED HERE

1897–8

THE EDWARD THOMAS FELLOWSHIP

This plaque was unveiled on 16 May 2015 at 113 Cowley Road. It was funded by the Edward Thomas Fellowship and Oxford East MP Andrew Smith.

The poet Edward Thomas lived here in 1897/8, at the age of 19, while studying to enter Lincoln College.

 

Oxford Mail, 13 May 2015:
Plaque unveiling will honour memory of a wartime poet Edward Thomas' links with city

 

Gone, gone again”:
Poetry of the Great War

 

Stephanie Jenkins, 2013