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Oxford Inscriptions: Black plaque, Littlemore


Plaque to Louisa Astrop

OXFORD CITY COUNCIL

ASTROP LANE

MRS LOUISA ASTROP, 1922–2005,
COMMUNITY PSYCHIATRIC
NURSE AT LITTLEMORE
HOSPITAL,
PARISH COUNCILLOR
AND LOCAL STALWART,
WHO LIVED IN
THOMSON TERRACE

This plaque serves as a road sign for Astrop Lane in Littlemore (map)

This is a new development off Railway Lane completed in 2010 and was named after Louisa Astrop, who was a parish councillor in the village for 28 years and a community psychiatric nurse at Littlemore Hospital for about 20 years. She died in December 2005, aged 83.


Oxford Mail, 24 January 2010: “Road name salutes community leader

Stephanie Jenkins