Person    | Male  Born 19/5/1913  Died 3/7/1995

Bert Hardy

Documentary and press photographer known for his work published in 'Picture Post' 1941-57. Born and grew up in Priory Buildings. Photo Histories says Bert was "the first of seven children to carpenter Albert ‘Seagull’ Hardy and Blanche, his charlady wife. The family home consisted of two small rooms at the top of Priory Buildings ... where they slept at night packed like sardines into one double bed."

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Bert Hardy

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Bert Hardy

Bert Hardy, 1913 - 1995, photographer, born and grew up in The Priory. "The ...

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Charles Prestwich Scott

Charles Prestwich Scott

Born Bath, Somerset. Editor and eventually proprietor of the Manchester Guardian. He was a Liberal member of parliament from 1895 to 1905 and embraced the causes of female suffrage and a Jewish nat...

Person, Journalism / Publishing, Politics & Administration

1 memorial
Will Self

Will Self

Novelist and journalist. Born William Woodard Self in Westminster. He is the author of ten novels, five collections of shorter fiction, three novellas, and five collections of non-fiction writing. ...

Person, Journalism / Publishing, Literature

1 memorial
S Carter Hall

S Carter Hall

On the Executive Committee for the 1851 Great Exhibition Memorial.Journal editor and writer.Born Geneva barracks, Co. Waterford, Ireland. Died 24 Stanford Road, Kensington.

Person, Journalism / Publishing, Ireland

1 memorial
William Strahan

William Strahan

The Aldersgate printer of John Wesley's Journal. Born Edinburgh.  Also printed the works of Samuel Johnson, David Hume, Adam Smith and Edward Gibbon.

Person, Commerce, Journalism / Publishing, Politics & Administration, Religion, Scotland

1 memorial
Jewish Daily Post and Express

Jewish Daily Post and Express

The building's listing entry says: “Having been established in 1926, the Jewish Daily Post ceased circulation in August 1935 shortly after the refurbishment.”  Elsewhere we have read that the Jewis...

Media, Journalism / Publishing

1 memorial