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Tommy Handley

Tommy Handley

Radio comedian.  Born Liverpool.  Best known for the BBC radio show "ITMA - It's that man again".

Person, Humour, TV & Radio

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Spurstowe Almshouses

Spurstowe Almshouses

Discover National Archives gives: "Shortly before his death in 1666, the Reverend Dr William Spurstowe, Vicar of Hackney, built six almshouses near Church Street, Hackney, for six ancient widows fr...

Building, Property

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Rev. William Spurstowe

Rev. William Spurstowe

Born London, date of birth is approximate.  Became vicar of Hackney in 1643 but was ejected in 1662 for nonconformity.  Shortly before his death he provided almshouses for 6 'poor widows' in Hackne...

Person, Benefactor, Religion

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Henry Spurstowe

Henry Spurstowe

A London merchant and alderman.  Brother and heir to William.  Made provison for the support and maintenance of the 'poor widows' for whom William had provided the almshouse.  We'd guess that Henry...

Person, Friend / family

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Henry Spurstowe Jnr

Henry Spurstowe Jnr

Son of Henry.  Erected the plaque in 1689, possibly prompted by his father's death.

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