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Grey Coat School - Eddy Grey Coat School

Credit for this entry to:
Alan Patient of

Tree: Grey Coat School - Eddy


For Joan Audrey Eddy (Chivers), student at The Grey Coat Hospital, 1944 - 1949, from her old school friends.

Site: Grey Coat School (5 memorials)

SW1, Greycoat Place, Grey Coat School

The scholars are on the central facade of the building: boy to left, girl to right, with the British Royal coat of arms between. Above them is the text "Grey Coat Hospital 1698 - 1955". 1698 is the school's foundation year but we cannot explain the 1955. Then, in 2017, Margaret Meadows, a pupil at the time, kindly wrote to tell us: "1955 was the year that part of the building was reopened by Princess Alexandra after being bombed during WW2."

The trees with the blue plaques are in the garden facing the road, to the right of the Thompson plaque: Eddy on the left, Rusbridge on the right.

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Grey Coat School - Eddy

Information Subjects commemorated

Grey Coat Hospital / Grey Coat School

From the school's website: "In 1666, after the Great Fire of London, many inh...

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Joan Audrey Eddy (Chivers)

Student at The Grey Coat Hospital, 1944 - 1949.  We take Chivers to be her ma...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Grey Coat School - Eddy

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Grey Coat School - David Thompson

Plaque unveiled by Ray Mears.

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Grey Coat School - Rusbridge

In memory of our secretary and vice-president, Elizabeth Rusbridge (Gibbs), 1...

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