Bronze portrait relief.
born 1824. died 1887.
Chairman of the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway,
Mayor of Liverpool 1871-2
High Sherrif of Lancashire 1875-6
erected by his friends
f.j. williamson sc. / esher 1890
The Mercury Court was built 1850 as Tithebarn Street Station, and rebuilt and renamed Exchange Station in 1888. It was the terminus for the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway. It closed in 1977, and demolished over the next few years, with the exception of the frontage, which has now been incorporated into Mercury Court, a modern office block.
- Francis John Williamson (Hampstead, London 1833 - Esher, Surrey 1920), British sculptor (Wikipedia).
Location (N 53°24'33" - W 2°59'25")
Item Code: gbnw012; Photograph: 23 October 2009
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