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{Above the Millwall Football Club shield and lion symbol:}
Millwall (Rovers) Football Club was founded on this site by workers from the Morton's Jam Factory in 1885.
London Borough of Tower Hamlets

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These trees are in memory of Basil Marsden Smedley OBE, 1901 - 1964, who loved and served Chelsea.

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{On the granite plaque, on the right hand side, a crest headed:}
Metropolitan Borough of Chelsea

{on the left hand side:}
Erected 1906-8

W. J. Mulvey JP - Mayor 1905-6
Hon. W. Sidney JP - Mayor 1906-8
Maj. W. F. Woods JP - Chairm. of Comtee.
Thomas Holland - Town Clerk ES

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These trees are in memory of Basil Marsden Smedley, 1901 - 1964. 

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{Plaque on the left of the bust:}
This is a replica of the bust of Henry C. Stephens by H. H. Armstead, R.A. and was exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1895. The original is at Cholderton Lodge and this replica was sculptured in bronze resin by Judy Wiseman of Nether Street, Finchley by kind permission of Henry Edmunds. The Stephens Collection acknowledge the grant from the Milly Apthorp Trust that enabled this replica to be made.

{Plaque below the bust:}
Avenue House & grounds were the gift of the late H. C. Stephens Esq July 1918.
Borough of Finchley

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Avenue House, bequeathed to the people of Finchley by Henry C. Stephens (1841 - 1918)
The Finchley Society 1984

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{Below the Boy Scouts' badge:}
In the Mill House Robert Baden-Powell, Chief Scout of the World, wrote parts of "Scouting for Boys" in the year 1908.

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To mark the re-publication of Robert Baden-Powell's Scouting for Boys as part of Scouting's centenary celebrations.
Scouts be prepared...
2007

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{In the frieze below the statues' feet (annoyingly outside our photo)}:
To the friendship of English-speaking peoples

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Near this site stood Glovers' Hall, 17th - 19th Century.
Corporation of London

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