Person    | Male  Born 20/12/1803  Died 7/2/1879

Bennet Woodcroft

Inventor, industrial archaeologist, leading figure in patent reform and the first clerk to the commissioners of patents. Born Lancashire. Appointed professor of machinery at University College London in 1847. Much of the collection of early industrial devices at the South Kensington Museum (now the V&A) is due to him.

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Bennet Woodcroft

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Bennet Woodcroft keystone

{The base of the bow window above carries the ornate lettering:} Bennet Woodc...

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Major-General William Roy

Major-General William Roy

Military engineer, surveyor, antiquary. Born South Lanarkshire.  Founder of the Ordnance Survey. 1749-55, one of a team that produced "The Duke of Cumberland's Map", commissioned by  George II as ...

Person, Armed Forces, Engineering, History, Science, Scotland

2 memorials
William Richard Lethaby

William Richard Lethaby

Born Barnstaple, Devon. Architect, in the arts and crafts style, and writer on archaeology and medieval art. First Principle of the Central School of Arts & Crafts.  The Lethaby gallery at the ...

Person, Architecture, Art, History

3 memorials
Daniel Neal, MA

Daniel Neal, MA

Historian.  Born London.  Buried in Bunhill burial ground.

Person, History

1 memorial
Battersea Society

Battersea Society

As so often happens, this group was formed to campaign against the proposed demolition of something, in this case Albert Bridge. Thankfully their campaign was successful and they have gone on to si...

Group, Community / Clubs, History

4 memorials