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Oxford Inscriptions: Black plaque, John Towle Close


John Towle Close

 

OXFORD CITY COUNCIL

JOHN TOWLE CLOSE

JOHN TOWLE (1796–1885)
WAS MILLER AT THE NEARBY
HINKSEY AND WEIRS MILLS.
AS A COUNCILLOR, ALDERMAN
AND MAYOR HE ORGANISED
CHARTIST MEETINGS IN THE
1840s AND DEVISED AND
PUBLISHED A SCHEME
FOR THE DRAINAGE
OF OXFORD

 

John Towle Close is off Wytham Street
in South Oxford (map)

 

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