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These are statues of individuals of historical importance who are immortalized with a statue of their likeness.
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Image for Richard Oastler – Bradford, UKview gallery

NENE0.2 km

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Statues of Historic FiguresRichard Oastler – Bradford, UK

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This statue of Richard Oastler honours his campaigning to reduce the working hours of young children in factories.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/10/2011

last visited: 1/22/2013

Image for Samuel Cunliffe Lister, 1st Baron of Masham – Bradford, UKview gallery

NN1.6 km

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Statues of Historic FiguresSamuel Cunliffe Lister, 1st Baron of Masham – Bradford, UK

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This statue of successful mill owner and inventor of cloth making machinery stands in the public park that he donated to the city of Bradford.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/30/2011

last visited: 3/27/2013

Image for Sir Robert Peel In Peel Park – Bradford, UKview gallery

NENE1.8 km

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Statues of Historic FiguresSir Robert Peel In Peel Park – Bradford, UK

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This businessman became Prime Minister of the UK and is most famous for introducing the police force into London. They became known as Bobbies after the shortened version of his first name, Bob.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/12/2012

last visited: never

Image for Sir Titus Salt – Bradford, UKview gallery

NWNW2.3 km

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Statues of Historic FiguresSir Titus Salt – Bradford, UK

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This statue of Sir Titus Salt is located in Lister Park near to the north eastern entrance.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 1/12/2012

last visited: 3/27/2013

Image for Sir Titus Salt – Saltaire, UKview gallery

NWNW5.5 km

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Statues of Historic FiguresSir Titus Salt – Saltaire, UK

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This statue was erected in1903 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Sir Titus Salt, and the 50th anniversary of the building of his mill, Saltaire Mill.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/7/2012

last visited: 12/12/2012

Image for Ernie Wise - Queen Street, Morley, Yorkshire, UK.view gallery

SESE11.9 km

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Statues of Historic FiguresErnie Wise - Queen Street, Morley, Yorkshire, UK.

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Ernest Wiseman was a British comedian best known as part of a double act, Morecambe and Wise.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member HitchinLookers

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/6/2011

last visited: 6/12/2013

Image for Jack O’ The Lock – Sowerby Bridge, UKview gallery

SWSW13.5 km

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Statues of Historic FiguresJack O’ The Lock – Sowerby Bridge, UK

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This bronze statue depicts Richard Tiffany, Sowerby Bridge’s town lock keeper for many years when the Rochdale Canal was still being used as a commercial canal.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/1/2012

last visited: 11/20/2011

Image for James Watt – Leeds, UKview gallery

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Statues of Historic FiguresJames Watt – Leeds, UK

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A statue of the famous Scottish inventor whose improvements to steam engines helped kick start the Industrial Revolution. He was born 1736 and died 1819.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/18/2012

last visited: never

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Statues of Historic FiguresJohn Harrison – Leeds, UK

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A statue of a local cloth merchant, who used his great wealth as a benefactor of the people of Leeds. He was born 1576 and died 1656.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/28/2012

last visited: never

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Statues of Historic FiguresDr. Hook – Leeds, UK

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A statue of the Vicar of Leeds who was a great reformist in the 19th Century between 1837 and 1859.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/28/2012

last visited: never

Image for Harold Wilson - Huddersfield, UKview gallery

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Statues of Historic FiguresHarold Wilson - Huddersfield, UK

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Two statues of Harold Wilson stand in prominent places. This one, unveiled by the then Prime Minister Tony Blair in July 1999, stands outside Huddersfield railway station in St George's Square, Huddersfield.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bear and Ragged

location: North East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/5/2014

last visited: never

Image for Freddie Trueman O.B.E. - Skipton, UKview gallery

NWNW25.1 km

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Statues of Historic FiguresFreddie Trueman O.B.E. - Skipton, UK

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This life size statue of international cricketer Freddie Trueman shows him in an action pose delivering one of his fast bowls.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 10/4/2014

last visited: never

Image for Wallace Henry Hartley - Colne, UKview gallery

WW28.2 km

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Statues of Historic FiguresWallace Henry Hartley - Colne, UK

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This bust of Wallace Hartley was erected by the town folk of Colne in memory of the band leader who continued playing with his band whilst the R. M. S. Titanic was sinking after it was hit by an iceberg.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/30/2013

last visited: never

Image for Harold "Dickie" Bird  M.B.E.  O.B.E.  Statue, Church Lane, Barnsley, South Yorkshireview gallery

SESE32.3 km

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Statues of Historic FiguresHarold "Dickie" Bird M.B.E. O.B.E. Statue, Church Lane, Barnsley, South Yorkshire

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A statue in honour of the cricket umpire "Dickie" Bird.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wireworm

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/13/2011

last visited: 7/2/2012

Image for Joseph Locke, Barnsley, South Yorkshireview gallery

SESE33.2 km

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Statues of Historic FiguresJoseph Locke, Barnsley, South Yorkshire

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A statue of Joseph Locke, Railway Engineer

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wireworm

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/19/2010

last visited: 11/16/2010

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SWSW42 km

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Statues of Historic Figurespoliceman plod

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whats wrong with his clothes ??

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member m0sgb

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 9/24/2006

last visited: 2/17/2011

Image for George Stephenson - York, Great Britain.view gallery

NENE47.2 km

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Statues of Historic FiguresGeorge Stephenson - York, Great Britain.

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George Stephenson was considered by many to be the 'Father of Railways' He built the first commercial locomotive and railways, setting a standard that has been adopted worldwide. His statue is on display in the National Railway Museum, York.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member veritas vita

location: North East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/28/2014

last visited: 2/18/2014

Image for James Watt – Manchester, UKview gallery

SWSW47.2 km

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Statues of Historic FiguresJames Watt – Manchester, UK

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A statue of the famous Scottish inventor whose improvements to steam engines helped kick start the Industrial Revolution. He was born 1736 and died 1819.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/11/2012

last visited: never

Image for The Duke of Wellington, - Manchester,UKview gallery

SWSW47.2 km

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Statues of Historic FiguresThe Duke of Wellington, - Manchester,UK

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The Duke of Wellington was one of the UK’s most successful military men, and awarded a number of titles not only in the UK, but in other European countries as well.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/12/2012

last visited: never

Image for Sir Robert Peel – Manchester, UKview gallery

SWSW47.2 km

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Statues of Historic FiguresSir Robert Peel – Manchester, UK

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This local businessman became Prime Minister of the UK and is most famous for introducing the police force into London. They became known as Bobbies after the shortened version of his first name, Bob.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/12/2012

last visited: never

Image for Archimedes’s Eureka Moment – Manchester, UKview gallery

SWSW47.5 km

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Statues of Historic FiguresArchimedes’s Eureka Moment – Manchester, UK

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This statue of Archimedes and his Eureka moment was erected by the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST) in September 1990. It is one of a series of science inspired sculptures near to UMIST’s student union building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/6/2012

last visited: never

Image for Alan Mathison Turing - Manchester, UKview gallery

SWSW47.5 km

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Statues of Historic FiguresAlan Mathison Turing - Manchester, UK

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This statue is of Alan Turing a World War II code breaker and known as the father of computing.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/16/2013

last visited: never

Image for George Leeman - York, North Yorkshire  UKview gallery

NENE47.5 km

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Statues of Historic FiguresGeorge Leeman - York, North Yorkshire UK

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The statue of George Leeman was unveiled in 1885 and stands near York Railway Station just outside the city walls.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/28/2011

last visited: 3/8/2013

Image for William Etty - York, UKview gallery

NENE47.8 km

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Statues of Historic FiguresWilliam Etty - York, UK

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This statue, mounted on a plinth, is located outside the City Art Gallery. The statue is currently in a dirty condition but may be cleaned up in tandem with the work being carried out at the gallery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/12/2013

last visited: never

Image for Minerva - York, Great Britain.view gallery

NENE48 km

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Statues of Historic FiguresMinerva - York, Great Britain.

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Minerva the Roman Goddess of Wisdom and Drama. Her sculpture relaxes on a stack of books, attended by her wise owl, at the corner of High Petergate and Minster Gates, York, Great Britain.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member veritas vita

location: North East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/27/2014

last visited: 1/18/2014

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