John Harvard
Women's Freedom League
Sir Barnes Wallis
Nepali community
Unknown warrior delivery
Jubilee Walkway - NW1
Lady Somerset and temperance
mobile nav

Latest Subjects

William George Spencer Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire

William George Spencer Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire

The "Bachelor Duke" after whom the Cavendish banana was named. Born Paris, son of the 5th Duke, who died in 1811. Had a strong interest in gardening and agriculture and gave his estates a lot of a...

Person, Gardens / Agriculture, Politics & Administration

2 memorials

William Cavendish, 7th Duke of Devonshire

William Cavendish, 7th Duke of Devonshire

Born Berkeley Square. Inherited the Dukedom from his cousin the 6th Duke, who died 1858. Father of Spencer Compton, the 8th Duke. Inherited land in Eastbourne, where a statue was erected for him.

Person, Philanthropy, Politics & Administration

1 memorial

Andrew Lang

Andrew Lang

Anthropologist and poet. Born at Viewfield, in Selkirk. Chiefly known for his publications on folklore, mythology, and religion. He was one of the founders of 'psychical research' and his writings ...

Person, Paranormal, Poetry, Science, Scotland

1 memorial

Lt-Col Samuel Richards

Lt-Col Samuel Richards

Commanding officer of the Bloomsbury Rifles 1880–98.

Person, Armed Forces

1 memorial

Samuel Knight

Samuel Knight

Architect. Born Exeter. Knight was a captain in the Bloomsbury Rifles, which probably has something to do with the commission he was given to design their Drill Hall in 1882-3. Later he became an H...

Person, Architecture

1 memorial

Load More +

More-items 9,866 more subjects