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, Education, Religion, Social Welfare
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, Education, Philanthropy, Transport
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-fou...
Person, Education, Literature, Politics & Administration, USA
Law lecturer in the Polytechnic of Central London, killed, aged 29, in the Lockerbie bombing. A constant fighter against injustice anywhere in the world.
Person, Education, Law, Tragedy
Established to give its pupils an education similar to that of the public schools. It was so called as it was owned by a group of a hundred share holding proprietors who could send or nominate a pu...
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Started: 17/10/1905, 116 years ago
Group, Gender Issues, Medicine
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