Person    | Male  Born 1744  Died 21/6/1832

Count Simon Woronzow

Categories: Benefactor, Politics & Administration

Countries: Russia

Ambassador. Born Moscow into an old aristocratic family in the Crimea. The third count Woronzow. Russian Ambassador to the UK, 1784 – 1806 (his brother Alexander, having preceded him in that role, 1762 - 4). His daughter Catherine married the 11th Earl of Pembroke and their son was Sidney Herbert. His name can also be written: Semyon Vorontsov.

While ambassador he lived at 36 Harley Street or at the ambassador's country home in Richmond, but after retirement he lived in Marylebone, with addresses in Harley Street, Welbeck Street, Berners Street. He died in Mansfield Street Marylebone, leaving a bequest for the poor of the parish which was used to build St Marylebone Almshouses. More information, and still more.

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Count Simon Woronzow

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Count Simon Woronzow

{Either side of the relief bust:} 1744 – 1832 This road was named after Count...

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Headley Trust

Headley Trust

Charity which supports a number of arts and architectural projects.

Group, Benefactor

1 memorial
A. Yeatman & Sons

A. Yeatman & Sons

Funeral directors based in West Norwood mostly known for monumental masonry, taken over by Smiths of Southwark. The picture source website has an interesting page about the history of their busine...

Group, Benefactor, Commerce

1 memorial
J. Beavington Atkinson

J. Beavington Atkinson

Andrew Behan has researched Atkinson and provides: Joseph Beavington Atkinson was born on 22 May 1822 in Higher Ardwick, Manchester, Lancashire, the eldest son of Joseph and Sarah Atkinson, née Wa...

Person, Benefactor

1 memorial
Lakshmi Niwas Mittal

Lakshmi Niwas Mittal

Trustee of The Memorial Gates Trust. Lakshmi Niwas Mittal was born on 15 June 1950 in Sadulpur, Rajasthan, India. Our Picture Source gives details about the life of this man.

Person, Benefactor, Commerce, Politics & Administration, India

1 memorial