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Sydney Hedley Waterlow

Sydney Hedley Waterlow

Sir Sydney Hedley Waterlow (1822-1906) was an English philanthropist and politician, principally remembered for donating Waterlow Park to the public as 'a garden for the gardenless'.

He was a Liberal Member of Parliament for Dumfriesshire (1868–1869), Maidstone (1874–1880) and Gravesend (1880–1885). He was a Sheriff of the City of London in 1866 and Lord Mayor of London from 1872–1873, and was created a Baronet on 4 August 1873.

Photographed by the London Stereoscopic and Photographic Company.

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