Monument to James Braidwood, Abney Park Cemetery, Stoke Newington, Greater London
This is a monument to James Braidwood (1800-61). He was a leading fireman of his day. He did much to establish the profession of fire fighting. From 1832 he was the superintendent of the Fire Engine Establishment. He lost his life in the great Tooley Street fire of 22 June 1861. He was buried here on 29 June as a national hero.