Illustrated London News (08/Aug/1874) - Statue of Charles Brook

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A memorial statue, erected by subscription, was unveiled, on Wednesday, at Enderby, Leicestershire, to the memory of the late Charles Brooks, of the firm of Jonas Brooks Brothers, cotton-spinners, Meltham Mills, Huddersfield, founder of the Meltham Convalescent Home, and for eight years a resident of Enderby, which place contains many proofs of deceased's munificence. The memorial, erected in front of the village schools, also rebuilt by deceased, consists of granite and white marble columns, on which is placed a bust of Mr. Brooks, above being an angel, representing Charity, protecting two figures symbolical of the sick and untaught.