Person    | Male  Born /1/1467  Died 16/9/1519

Dean Colet

Categories: Education, Religion

John Colet was the only surviving child of the 22 that his mother bore. Founded St Paul's School in 1509. Churchman and educational pioneer. Born London, son of a Lord Mayor whose wealth he inherited. Member of the Mercers' Company. Dean of St Paul's Cathedral. Friend of Erasmus.

Spitalfield's Life has a drawing of his parents' house, where the Stepney City Farm now is.

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Dean Colet

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St Paul's School

The Corporation of the City of London Near this spot from 1512 until 1884 st...

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St Augustine's High School

St Augustine's High School

Founded by Mother Emily Ayckbowm, it originally opened with seven students. The High School opened in 1884 as an all boys' secondary school. In 1969, the present school buildings were opened, and b...

Building, Education

1 memorial
PC Patrick Dunne

PC Patrick Dunne

Police Constable Patrick Dunne was born on 2 April 1949 in Shoreham-on-Sea, Sussex, the son of Patrick Dunne (1915-1986) and Betty May Dunne née Wells (1926-2019), the first of their three sons. Hi...

Person, Education, Emergency Services, Tragedy

2 memorials
Brigadier-General Sir George Henry Gater, GCMG, KCB, DSO & Bar, JP

Brigadier-General Sir George Henry Gater, GCMG, KCB, DSO & Bar, JP

Army officer and civil servant. Trained as a teacher. Moved to London in 1924, and became Director of Education at the LCC. 1933 became Clerk to the LCC. He advocated the development of Bloomsbury ...

Person, Armed Forces, Education, Politics & Administration

1 memorial
Philip Lawrence

Philip Lawrence

Teacher.  Born Ireland.  1993 appointed headteacher of St George's School.  Stabbed to death when he tried to help a pupil who was being attacked by a gang.  The 15-year-old killer, Learco Chindamo...

Person, Education, Tragedy, Ireland

1 memorial
Naonobu Sameshima

Naonobu Sameshima

Became a student at UCL in 1865.

Person, Education, Japan

1 memorial