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.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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Caroline DeCamp Benn

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Caroline DeCamp Benn

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

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Hisanari Murahashi

Hisanari Murahashi

Became a student at UCL in 1865.

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William Johnson Cory

William Johnson Cory

Teacher, scholar and poet. Born Devon as William Johnson. As assistant master at Eton College, 1845 - 1872, he composed the words for the Eton Boating Song. In 1850 he published a collection of ...

Person, Education, Poetry

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Hisanobu Niiro

Hisanobu Niiro

Became a student at UCL in 1865.

Person, Education, Japan

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Eton Boating Song

Eton Boating Song

Written by William Johnson Cory. First performed in 1863, the first verse goes:. . . . Jolly boating weather, And a hay harvest breeze, Blade on the feather, Shade off the trees,...

Media, Education, Music / songs

1 memorial
Stanley School

Stanley School

2012 and the school is a primary school only, and in our experience primary schools tend not to erect memorials to their "old boys".  But we found, at Martin Watson, "...when I started school in 19...

Group, Education

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