HOLBECK CEMETERY MEMORIAL TO HENRY MARSDEN APPROXIMATELY 20 METRES WEST OF LODGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1375436
Date first listed:
11-Sep-1996
Statutory Address:
HOLBECK CEMETERY MEMORIAL TO HENRY MARSDEN APPROXIMATELY 20 METRES WEST OF LODGE, FAIRFAX ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
HOLBECK CEMETERY MEMORIAL TO HENRY MARSDEN APPROXIMATELY 20 METRES WEST OF LODGE, FAIRFAX ROAD

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District:
Leeds (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 29092 31385

Details

LEEDS

SE23SE FAIRFAX ROAD, Beeston 714-1/10/530 (South West side) Holbeck Cemetery: memorial to Henry Marsden approximately 20m west of lodge

GV II

Memorial. c1876. Ashlar and marble. Square plan, rounded curb, railing missing, plinth with inscribed panels, angels at corners under bell-shaped canopies, coat of arms, stepped statue base, almost full-size draped figure kneeling before a low desk, hand raised. The memorial commemorates Henry Rowland Marsden, JP, of Avenue House, Leeds, Mayor of Leeds 1874-75, died 19 January 1876. He was born in 1823, son of a retired soldier, and worked at Marshall's Flax Mill from the age of 8 until 15, an apprentice toolmaker. In 1848 he emigrated to New York and worked for a firm of engineers, patenting several inventions, the most important of which was his stone crushing machine. In 1862 he returned to Leeds, was a member of the council 1866, elected Liberal Alderman in 1872 and served as mayor 1873-75. He died in 1876, aged 53; his statue stands on Woodhouse Moor (Woodhouse Lane, qv). His wife, Sarah, died in 1909 and other names on the memorial are: John Marsden, 1790-1875, Maria, 1793-1869 and Henry Rowland, 1859-1865. (Curtis, JS: The Story of the Marsden Mayorality: 1875-).



Listing NGR: SE2909231385

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
466332
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Curtis, J S , The Story of the Marsden Mayorality, (1875)

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 12 Jul 2001
Reference: IOE01/04314/32
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