Person    | Male  Born 26/2/1789  Died 18/6/1861

Eaton Hodgkinson

Categories: Education, Engineering

Eaton Hodgkinson

Professor of engineering. FRS. Born Cheshire. Studied the strength of columns of various materials and pioneered the application of mathematics to structural design. Late in life his mental abilities failed. Died at home in Manchester. His name appears on the web quite often as "Easton" but we're sticking with the ODNB's "Eaton".

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Eaton Hodgkinson

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Skempton Building plaques

2018: Eamonn Doyle has written to correct our "east to west", saying that the...

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Sydney Charles Pigden

Sydney Charles Pigden

Royal Air Force fighter pilot and PE teacher. Born Sydenham, lived in Lewisham most of his life. Aged 18, joined the RAF and flew Spitfires and Hurricanes. When he left the RAF he taught at Turnham...

Person, Education

1 memorial
Dr. Elsie Yu Chen Chee

Dr. Elsie Yu Chen Chee

Born Shanhai but lived in Singapore for at least 35 years. In 2001 Dr Yu Chen Chee Elsie was the fifth woman in Singapore to be awarded the Singapore Council of Women's Organizations Award.

Person, Education, Sculpture, China/Hong Kong, Singapore

1 memorial
Amy Johnson Junior School

Amy Johnson Junior School

Former primary school, presumably named for Amy Johnson, the connection being the (sort of) proximity of Croydon Airport.

Building, Children, Education

1 memorial
Goldsmiths College

Goldsmiths College

Founded as Goldsmiths' Technical and Recreative Institute by the Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths. In 2006 it became Goldsmiths, University of London. Its range of departments includes Art, Design ...

Building, Education

1 memorial
Marjorie Hewson

Marjorie Hewson

Nursery nurse. She worked for over forty years at Christ Church School, in Brick Lane, Spitalfields, (the area in which she grew up and lived herself). A popular character, remembered by many for h...

Person, Children, Education

1 memorial