Walter Clopton Wingfield
6 Burlington Gardens - Harvey
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Royal College of Chemistry
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Joseph Conrad

Joseph Conrad

Novelist, considered one of the greatest writers in English, despite it not being his mother-tongue. Born into a noble Polish family in what is now Ukraine. Working on ships he came to Britain in 1...

Person, Literature, Poland, Ukraine

2 memorials

Nicolaus  Copernicus

Nicolaus Copernicus

Mathematician and astronomer.   Argued that the Sun, not the Earth, was the centre of the universe.

Person, Science, Poland

1 memorial

Elizabeth Finn

Elizabeth Finn

Born to missionary parents in Warsaw. Aged 72 she and her daughter Constance founded the Distressed Gentlefolk's Aid Association. Died at home in Brook Green.

Person, Social Welfare, Poland

1 memorial

Ze'ev Friedman

Ze'ev Friedman

Weightlifter. Born in either Prokopyevsk, Russia or Poland, he moved to Israel in 1960. He began his career as a gymnast, but switched direction and won a bronze medal at the 1971 Asian Weightlifti...

Person, Sport / Games, Tragedy, Germany, Israel/Palestine, Poland, Russia

1 memorial

Doctor John Fry

Doctor John Fry

General practitioner and medical author. Born Jack Freitag in Lublin, Poland, he emigrated to Britain with his family in 1925. He trained at Guy's Hospital, and in 1947, single-handedly took over a...

Person, Medicine, Poland

2 memorials

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