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Robert Aske

Robert Aske

Son of a draper. Worked as a haberdasher; 1643 became a Freeman of the Haberdashers Company; 1666 elected an Alderman of the City of London. He became Master of the Haberdashers' Company. But the r...

Person, Philanthropy

1 memorial

William Waldorf Astor, 1st Viscount

William Waldorf Astor, 1st Viscount

Born New York City into an extremely wealthy family.  Lived in Rome in his mid-thirties where he developed a life-long taste for the arts.  On his father’s death in 1890 he built the luxury Waldorf...

Person, Philanthropy, Property, Journalism / Publishing, Italy, USA

1 memorial

Robert Bell

Robert Bell

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

1 memorial

Samuel Bourne Bevington

Samuel Bourne Bevington

VD, JP.  Son of James Bevington.   A member of the Bermondsey leather manufacturing dynasty and a philanthropist. Colonel commanding 3rd Volunteer Battalion The Queens Royal West Surrey Regiment 18...

Person, Philanthropy, Politics & Administration, Commerce

3 memorials

Charles Booth

Charles Booth

Philanthropist and shipowner. Born 27 Bedford North Street, Liverpool. On his father's death he took control of the family shipping business and extended it to include steamships. Following his inv...

Person, Philanthropy, Social Welfare

2 memorials

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