Anne Gillison Memorial, Lancaster

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This memorial stone commemorates Anne Gillison, benefactor in 1781 of land and money for the building of Gillison’s Hospital, a set of eight alms house that once stood on Common Garden Street, and which were for the benefit of destitute and unmarried women. The memorial stone, cut with expressive serif lettering, is now found at Lindow Square, at the site of modern residential housing named after Gillison.

Location: Lindow Square, Lancaster. UK.

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