John Walker Bust – Stockton

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John Walker (1781-1859) was the inventor of the friction match, this bust by Jose Sarabia dates from 1977.
John Walker - Stockton
The later plaque was unveiled on 29th May 1981 on the bi-centenary of Walkers birth at 104 High Street, all of that side of the High Street has since been redeveloped as the Castlegate shopping centre.
John Walker - Stockton

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