Plaque

William Johnson Cory

Inscription

William Johnson Cory, Ionicus, 1823 - 1892, teacher, scholar and poet. Lived and died in this house. An assistant master at Eton College 1845 - 1872. He composed the words for the Eton Boating Song.
Erected by the Hampstead Plaque Fund

Site: William Johnson Cory (1 memorial)

NW3, Pilgrim's Lane, 8 (4 Rosslyn Villas)

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William Johnson Cory

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Eton Boating Song

Written by William Johnson Cory. First performed in 1863, the first verse go...

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William Johnson Cory

Teacher, scholar and poet. Born Devon as William Johnson. As assistant mast...

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Heath & (Old) Hampstead Society / Hampstead Plaque Fund

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