James Fraser, Bishop of Manchester

Monday 9th February 2015, 9.00am (day 1,264)

Fraser and balloons, 9/2/15

James Fraser was Bishop of Manchester in the 1880s and like other prominent local men (always men) of that time is commemorated with this statue in Albert Square. Apparently he was pictured looking away from the Town Hall (behind) because he disliked it so much. Right now he can look at the Chinese lanterns that are dangling from the nearby trees in preparation for Chinese New Year in a couple of weeks. No festival celebrated too early.

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2 thoughts on “James Fraser, Bishop of Manchester

  1. […] it onto the blog three times by now). The lanterns hung in Albert Square around this time of year (see also here) are also good for a shot each […]

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