Person    | Female  Born 13/10/1926  Died 22/11/2000

Caroline DeCamp Benn

Educationalist and writer. Born Cincinnati, Ohio. She came to Britain in 1948 to study at Oxford. There she met Tony Benn, who became her husband. An advocate of comprehensive education, she co-founded the Campaign for Comprehensive Education. Her writings include a biography of the Labour pioneer Keir Hardie. Died at Charing Cross Hospital.

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Caroline DeCamp Benn

Born Cincinnatti USA 1926, Caroline DeCamp Benn, author teacher and socialist...

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City of London School

City of London School

Endowed by John Carpenter Town Clerk in 1442. The Corporation of London by an Act of Parliament in 1834 established the School at Honey Lane market in Milk Street. In 1883 the School moved to the V...

Group, Education

3 memorials
University of the Arts London

University of the Arts London

It has its origins in five previously independent colleges, which were brought together to form the London Institute in 1986. In 2003, it received Privy Council approval for university status and w...

Group, Education

1 memorial
Carew Manor Special School

Carew Manor Special School

Now called Carew Academy. It teaches pupils aged 7 to18, with a wide range of ability levels and additional learning and complex needs.

Building, Children, Education

1 memorial
Peter Hill

Peter Hill

Elizabethan seafarer. With Robert Bell he co-founded the St Mary Rotherhithe Free School, to educate the sons of local seafarers.

Person, Education, Philanthropy, Transport

1 memorial