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William Haswell Stephenson (1836-1918)

William Haswell Stephenson was an Alderman and Magistrate of Newcastle. During his life he was Sheriff, Mayor of Newcastle (4 times), and Lord Mayor (1909-1910). He was also chairman of the Tyne Commission, and director of several public companies. He made serveral gifts to the city including the statue of Queen Victoria in St Nichoal's Square and the Stephenson Library on Elswick Road.

People in History Statue of Queen Victoria, St Nicholas' Square Stephenson Library, Elswick Road
from Newcastle libraries (flickr)
002053:William Haswell Stephenson Newcastle upon Tyne Bacon James

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