Plaque

St Luke's - Telfer

Inscription

Erected for 400 children. James Telfer Esq. Treasurer

Site: St Luke's School (6 memorials)

EC1, Old Street

The facade of this building tells the history of the school. Each of the 4 gable ends carries a plaque with a dated event, reading from left to right: 1887, 1698, 1972, 1870. Lower down are two, more decorative plaques, commemorating two treasurers, left to right: Pedder and Telfer.

The school is now in premises in nearby Radnor Street.

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
St Luke's - Telfer

Subjects commemorated i

St Luke's Parochial Schools

St Luke's Old Street Conservation Plan (a pdf) refers to "History of St Luke'...

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James Telfer

Treasurer of St Luke's School in 1870 and had a new wing named after him in ...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
St Luke's - Telfer

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St Luke's - 1698

St Luke's - 1698

St. Lukes Parochial Schools founded 1698.

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St Luke's - 1870

St Luke's - 1870

Removed from Golden Lane to this site, 1870.

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St Luke's - 1887

St Luke's - 1887

New wing added 1887, J. T. Pedder Esq. Chairman

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St Luke's - 1972

St Luke's - 1972

St. Lukes School moved from this site 1972.

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St Luke's - Pedder

St Luke's - Pedder

The Telfer wing, erected 1887. J. T. Pedder Esq. Treasurer

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