Plaque

Rugby Estate

Erection date: 28/4/2017

Inscription

This plaque was unveiled in memory of Lawrence Sheriff, founder of Rugby School in 1567 and thus of Lawrence Sheriff School, whose bequest of "eight acres of pasture", now known as The Rugby Estate, continues to reflect the spirit of his charitable endowment.

Unveiled by A. N. Wilson, an historian educated at Rugby, as part of the 450th anniversary celebrations.

Site: Rugby Estate (1 memorial)

WC1, Rugby Street

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Rugby Estate

Subjects commemorated i

Lawrence Sheriff

Probably born in or near Rugby, 1515-16. In 1534 he went to London as an appr...

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Rugby Estate

An area of land in Holborn owned by Rugby School. Lawrence Sheriff acquired t...

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