Acton Park

LocationNorth side of The Vale opposite Mansell Road.
Side inscriptionMETROPOLITAN
DRINKING FOUNTAIN & CATTLE TROUGH
ASSOCIATION
Side inscription
Front inscription
End inscriptionPRESENTED
BY
J.C.H.
MDFCTA number1254 or 1255
Type and sizeTrough 1c 9ft 6in granite
Original locationActon. Acton Park
Date erectedJanuary 1891
CommentsThe troughs with MDFCTA numbers [1254] and [1255] were identical. Both were erected January 1891 near Acton Park in Uxbridge Road opposite Birkbeck Grove. Both were the gift of J.C. Hopkins 150.0.0. The trough with MDFCTA number [1254] was removed in 1965. The trough with MDFCTA number [1255] was removed in 1960. This trough is one of the pair. The other trough has been moved to Little Stoke Manor Farm. Who was J.C.Hopkins?