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HILL, Sir Rowland, K.C.B. (1795-1879)

Plaque erected in 1893 by (Royal) Society of Arts at Royal Free Hospital, Pond Street, Hampstead, London NW3 2QG, London Borough of Camden

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Inscription SIR ROWLAND HILL, K.C.B.
ORIGINATOR
OF
THE PENNY POST
LIVED HERE
1849-1879
BORN 1795.
DIED 1879.
Profession Postal Reformer
Category Philanthropy and Reform, Politics and Administration
Material Encaustic
Shape Circular
Colour Brown with SoA border
Notes Plaque first erected by the Royal Society of Arts in 1893 and moved to its present position by the GLC in 1978.

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