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Henry Watson Fowler

Henry Watson Fowler

Lexicographer, grammarian and schoolteacher. Born at Tonbridge, Kent. He taught at Fettes College in Edinburgh and Sedbergh School in Yorkshire. Best remembered for 'A Dictionary of Modern English ...

Person, Literature

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William Burdett-Coutts

William Burdett-Coutts

Born of British stock in America as William Lehman Ashmead-Bartlett. On his father's death the family moved to England in 1852. On leaving university he became secretary to the massively wealthy Ba...

Person, Philanthropy, Politics & Administration, USA

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Theodore Spicer Simson

Theodore Spicer Simson

Sculptor and medallist. On the page about his brother, Geoffrey, Wikipedia says "The eldest {sibling}, Theodore Spicer-Simson, became a world-famous medallion portrait artist, moving between France...

Person, Sculpture, France, USA

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West Hackney Almshouses / Cooke's Rents

West Hackney Almshouses / Cooke's Rents

Mainly from British History Online we've learnt the following: In 1740 Thomas Cooke, a director of the Bank of England, built almshouses, Cooke’s Rents, for 8 poor families with small children, and...

Building, Social Welfare, Property

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Commercial Motor Users of Hackney

Commercial Motor Users of Hackney

The name suggest a group of local business people coming together around the use of new-fangled motor-powered conveyances. The text of the plaque tells us that they also had charitable activities. ...

Group, Commerce, Benefactor

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