Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Newport -
- Sir Barrington Simeon, Bart. memorial -

Location

At quayside, Newport, Isle of Wight
 
See map on www.streetmap.co.uk
 
Description

A memorial drinking fountain of reddish marble.

The fountain was refurbished and relocated in December 2012, with some financial support from the Drinking Fountain and Cattle Trough Association. It was unveiled on 4th December 2012 in its present location by Jon Matthews, chairman of the IW Family History Society.
Memorial

Newport : Sir Barrington Simeon memorial
 
Newport : Sir Barrington Simeon memorial
 
The fountain after refurbishment in 2012
Inscription


IN
MEMORY OF
SIR BARRINGTON
SIMEON, BART
1909
"BE MERCIFUL"


Further information

Sir John Stephen Barrington Simeon, 4th Baronet, MP, JP,DL, was born in 1850 and died in 1909.
He was the son of Sir John Simeon, 3rd Baronet, whose memorial is situated at the junction of Carisbrooke Road and Castle Road, Newport.
He was Member of Parliament for Southampton from 1895 to 1900, and lived at the family estate Swainston Manor.
Newport : Sir Barrington Simeon memorial
 
The fountain before refurbishment
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page updated 5 February 2013 (report of refurbishment)



 
 

 
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