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Elis David Almshouse

Elis David Almshouse

Started 27/4/1447, 570 years ago

Founded by Elias Davy (the correct spelling of his name), and originally built for seven people of either sex and enlarged for twelve people in 1875.   Residents transferred to newly built almshous...

Building, Architecture

2 memorials

James  Fegan

James Fegan

Born 27/4/1852, 165 years ago

Philanthropist. Born James William Condell Fegan in Southampton. He moved to London in 1865 and eventually joined a firm of colonial brokers. He soon became aware of the plight of many young boys l...

Person, Children, Philanthropy, Social Welfare

1 memorial

Imperial Society of Knights Bachelor

Imperial Society of Knights Bachelor

Started 27/4/1908, 109 years ago

An exclusive club which only knights can join.  Founded in 1908 to enable a joint opposition to the Walker Trustees who were enforcing their entitlement to collect monies from newly created Knights...

Group, Community / Clubs, Law, Tourism / Traditions

1 memorial

Cecil Day Lewis

Cecil Day Lewis

Born 27/4/1904, 113 years ago

Poet and novelist. Born Ireland but brought up in London. His mystery novels were written under his pseudonym, Nicholas Blake. 1951 married the actress Jill Balcon (daughter of Michael Balcon.) Fat...

Person, Poetry, Literature, Ireland

3 memorials

John Light

John Light

Born 27/4/1967, 50 years ago

Killed in the Admiral Duncan bombing.

Person, Tragedy

1 memorial

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