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George Leeman

York 1809 - Scarborough 1882
English lawyer, railwayman and a Liberal Member of Parliament (MP) for the City of York; Mayor of York
George Walker Milburn

York /  George Leeman   York /  George Leeman


Marble statue of George Leeman. "The figure is posed on the left foot, with the right thrown back. The left thumb is placed in the armhole of the waistcoat and the right hand is slightley extended as if in emphasis of argument when addressing an assembly. This was a familiar attitude of the late Mr. Leeman, and one which has been happily represented by the artist."


this statue was erected by public subscription
to commemorate the many services rendered by
to his native city.
he was
three times lord mayor of york.
elected m.p. for this city in 1865, 1871, and in 1874.
and was
chairman of the north eastern railway company.
born 1809 died 1882.
thomas varey, mayor.
j. sykes rymer, sheriff.

unveiled by the marquis of ripon, k.c.
13th april 1885.
john close, mayor


g.w. milburn sc 1883

York - George Leeman


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Locatie (N 53°57'32" - W 1°5'23") (Satellite view: Google Maps)

Item Code: gbyh067; Photograph: 26 July 2019
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