Head of the choir school at St Pauls. When he died he was vicar of St. Giles's, Cripplegate, and Prebendary of St. Paul's. Andrew Behan and kindly researched this entry for us: Born 2 Paradise Pl...
Person, Music / songs, Religion, Education
Created by a gift of land by Sir William Harpur to the corporation of Bedford. A merchant from Bedford he had come to London and done so well that he was Lord Mayor in 1561. The following year he p...
Founded by Elizabeth Jesser Reid as the Ladies College, the first higher education college for women. In 1900 it became part of the University of London and in 1913 moved to larger purpose built p...
Group, Education, Gender Issues
Established in the East End as the Bedford Institute Association to act on Education, Religious Effort, Moral Training, and Relief of the sick and destitute. 1893 they were given Hoxton Hall in Pa...
Group, Religion, Social Welfare, Education
Elizabethan seafarer. With Peter Hill he co-founded the St Mary Rotherhithe Free School, to educate the sons of local seafarers. In the nearby church of St Mary the Virgin there is a brass plate co...
Person, Philanthropy, Education, Transport
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Died: 18/8/1642, 377 years ago
Person, Art, Italy
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