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
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, Politics & Administration, Education, Literature, 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, Tragedy, Education, Law
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...
The school was founded 1688. This building was constructed in 1709 and was used by the school until 1926. Purchased by the National Trust in 1954 who use it as a gift shop and information centre.
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Died: 6/6/1914, 106 years ago
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