Physician and surgeon. He was a GP in Hampstead for 40 years and his obituary in the British Medical Journal, 7 February 1970 makes him sound a lovely doctor.
Originally called Bessborough House, it was built by William Ponsonby in the 1760s. It was sold to the Society of Jesus (The Jesuits) in 1861 and renamed Manresa House after the town in Spain where...
Building, Religion, Education
Started in the early 1970s as Wapping Parents Action Group. Transformed into a history group in the early 1980s. More info at What's in Wapping.
Group, Community / Clubs, History
Of the English Heritage Stone Carvers Studio.
"The objects of The Kensington Society are to preserve and improve the amenities of Kensington for the public benefit by stimulating interest in its history and records, promoting good architecture...
Group, History, Community / Clubs, Gardens / Agriculture
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Born: 18/12/1778, 239 years ago
Person, Seriously Famous, Theatre, Humour
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