Holloway Fire Brigade Station
Mary Queen of Scots statue
Paul Ellis, cycle courier
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Lady Ottoline Morrell
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Queen Anne's Bounty

Queen Anne's Bounty

Following the Reformation the taxes on church livings, which used to be paid to the Pope, went to the Crown. In 1704, during Queen Anne's reign, a scheme was implemented that used some of these fun...

Concept, Philanthropy, Property, Religion

1 memorial

Immigration to Spitalfields

Immigration to Spitalfields

Spitalfields has experienced a number of waves of immigration from other countries, often driven from home due to difficult or dangerous conditions. The French Huguenots escaping religious persecut...

Concept, Social Welfare, Community / Clubs

1 memorial

Spitalfields weaving industry

Spitalfields weaving industry

Many of the Huguenots that arrived here in the 16th and 17th centuries were skilled silk weavers and set up looms in their homes in Spitalfields. The Spitalfields textile trade thrived until the mi...

Concept, Commerce, Craft / Design

2 memorials

garment and textile industries in the East End

garment and textile industries in the East End

The origins of the East End textile industry can be traced to the 14th century when Flemish artisans set up dye works on the River Lea. In the late 17th century the Huguenots arrived in Spitalfield...

Concept, Commerce, Craft / Design, Industry

3 memorials

LEO - Lyons Electronic Office

LEO - Lyons Electronic Office

The world's first business computer was built and operated by J. Lyons & Co. The LEO website provides: In October 1947, the directors of J. Lyons & Company, a British catering company famous for i...

Concept, Science, Commerce

1 memorial

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