Person    | Female  Born 1/6/1919  Died 19/11/2013

Cecile Nobrega

Categories: Education, Poetry

Poet, writer, teacher, playwright. She was born as Cecile Elise Doreen Burgan on 1 June 1919 in Georgetown, British Guiana (now Guyana). She Wrote music and poetry from an early age and In 1942 married Romeo Nobrega. Trained as a teacher and migrated to the UK in 1969. She lived in Stockwell from about 1980 and electoral registers for 2003-2008 show her listed at Flat 23, Lee Samuel House, 10 Nealden Street, London, SW9 9QX. She died, aged 94 years, on 19 November 2013.

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Cecile Nobrega

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Bronze Woman

This was the first statue of a black woman to be on permanent display anywher...

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University of London External System

University of London External System

Distance learning, now known as 'International Programmes'.

Concept, Education

1 memorial
Sir John Cass's Foundation

Sir John Cass's Foundation

From the picture source website: "In 1710 Cass set up a school for 50 boys and 40 girls in buildings in the churchyard of St Botolph-without-Aldgate. Intending to leave all his property to the scho...

Group, Education

4 memorials
Putney School of Art

Putney School of Art

Founded by William Lancaster, Baron Pollock and Sir Arthur Jelf.  For the first 11 years this was based in rooms over the parish offices in Putney High Street.  Lancaster then funded the freehold s...

Group, Art, Education

1 memorial
Royal Military Academy

Royal Military Academy

Founded as an academy for the training of commissioned officers of the Royal Artillery and Royal Engineers. Originally located in a converted workshop of the Royal Arsenal and so popularly known as...

Building, Armed Forces, Education

2 memorials
Thomas Huxley

Thomas Huxley

Thomas Henry Huxley. Biologist and anthropologist. Born Ealing.  An early adherent to Darwin's theory of evolution, he was a strong supporter while also pointing out what he saw as flaws.  At the R...

Person, Education, Race Issues, Science

2 memorials