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Memorial to Thomas Corney*
Memorial to Thomas Corney*
Memorial to Thomas Corney*
Memorial to Thomas Corney*

Photo credit: Bruce Castle Museum (Haringey Archive and Museum Service)

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A high-relief sculptural memorial to Thomas Corney, a former Master of the Drapers' Company, who died in 1866. The memorial is a carved stone roundel bearing a coat of arms (a shield with three bugles and a chevron), and an inscription around the edge. Corney's bequest in 1867 to establish a school for fatherless Anglican girls, enabled the Drapers to purchase Elmslea House in Lordship Lane, Tottenham in 1868. The school closed in 1930 when Tottenham High School opened on the High Road. The Tottenham Magistrate's Court was then built on the site.

Bruce Castle Museum

London

Title

Memorial to Thomas Corney*

Date

1867

Medium

Portland stone

Measurements

H 109 x W 109 x D 36.5 cm

Accession number

LDBCM:2011.2014

Acquisition method

gift, 1930

Work type

Sculpture

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