Statue of Sir James Ramsden in Ramsden Square, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England UK

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Statue of Sir James Ramsden in Ramsden Square, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England UK
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Sir James Ramsden (1822-1896) was a British civil engineer, industrialist, and civic leader, who played a dominant role in the development of the new town of Barrow-in-Furness, serving five successive terms as mayor on its first achieving municipal borough status, from 1867 onwards. The statue, by Matthew Noble, was erected in 1872.