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Deptford Trinity Almshouses

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Credit for this entry to:
Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

Deptford Trinity Almshouses

Building  From 1670  To 1877

Categories: Social Welfare

The almshouses were built on land given by Sir Richard Browne, Master of the Corporation, near St Nicholas' Church. The body responsible for licensing Thames pilots, Trinity House was also a guild whose services to members included providing housing for the needy. These 56 residences were specifically for 'decayed masters and commanders of ships, mates, and pilots, and their wives or widows'.

Not to be confused with the splendid Trinity Green Almshouses.

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Deptford Trinity Almshouses

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Deptford Trinity Almshouses

Strond is an old spelling of 'strand' meaning a beach.

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