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letter in Star re Dr William Marsden

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An interesting letter in the Star tonight, about the founder of The Royal Marsden Hospital in London (recently in the news because of a serious fire) who was born in Sheffield in 1796.

Apparently there is a plaque (a blue plaque?) in the arcade near Argos in Angel street, marking his birthplace.


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I noticed the rather nice plaque marking William Marsden's birthplace earlier today. I hadn't noticed it before although press reports say it was unveiled last summer replacing the earlier plaque mentioned in the original post. I didn't realise Marsden was born in Sheffield.


William Marsden plaque.jpeg

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