Plaque

Lewisham Almshouses

Erection date: 1840

Inscription

{Beneath the Thackeray family coat of arms with the motto 'Tenez le Droit' (Uphold the right):}
Built and endowed in 1840, for six aged females, by John Thackeray of the Priory, Lewisham, who died on the 13th day of May 1851.

This plaque must have initially been erected without the last section of text, "who died...".

Site: Lewisham Almshouses (1 memorial)

SE6, Rushey Green

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesof london.co.uk

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Lewisham Almshouses

Subjects commemorated i

John Thackeray

Philanthropist. He was a wealthy benefactor, particularly to Lewisham and Chr...

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Lewisham Priory

The home of philanthropist John Thackeray. It was built in the gothic style w...

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