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West Bank Memorial
East London, Eastern Cape

Date:n.d.
Type:Memorial
Status:Extant

 


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Coordinates:
-33.03128,27.911831
33°01'52.60" S 27°54'42.59" E Alt: 14m

A memorial stone commemorating the site of one of the first properties to be formally laid out on the West Bank of East London.

Transcription of plaque:

THIS SITE, WHICH WAS ONE OF THE FIRST STANDS TO BE
LAID OUT IN EAST LONDON WAS DONATED TO THE CITY
BY MRS. M. I. HERMANN AND MRS. ADA GODFREY,
HEIRESSES OF THE LATE H. F. J. GODFREY.
HIERDIE PERSEEL IS EEN VAN DIE EERSTE ERWE WAT IN
OOS-LONDEN AANGELÊ IS, EN IS AAN DIE STAD GESKENK
DEUR MEV M. I. HERMANN EN MEV. ADA GODFREY,
ERFGENAMES VAN WYLE H. F. J. GODFREY.