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Plaque: Braidwood Academy

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Braidwood Academy for the Deaf and Dumb, first school in England for the education of the deaf & dumb. Run by Thomas Braidwood. Stood on this site, 1783 - 1799.
London Borough of Hackney

Site: Braidwood Academy (1 memorial)

E9, Chatham Place

The name of the house in which the school was housed started as Bowling Green House. It was changed to Grove House. see our page for the Academy for more about this building and others used by the Academy.

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Braidwood Academy

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Braidwood Academy for the Deaf and Dumb

First school in England for the education of the deaf.  Established  by Thoma...

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Thomas Braidwood

Established an early school for the deaf.  Born Scotland. Set up as a teacher...

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Braidwood Academy

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Hackney Council

Hackney Council was created in 1965 from the 3 Metropolitan Borough Councils ...

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