Place    To 1898

Elm House

Categories: Property

Birthplace of William Morris. The family moved from here to Woodford Hall in 1840. The 1890s drawing is by Edmund Hort New (1871 - 1931).

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

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
Elm House

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William Morris - birthplace

Directly opposite stood Elm House (demolished in 1898) in extensive grounds t...

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Recycling the nations' railings - WW2

Recycling the nations' railings - WW2

As WW2 wore on, there was an increasing need for metal to make bombs, planes and tanks. To this end, the gates and railings around parks and open spaces were reclaimed as part of the war effort. Li...

Event, Architecture, Property

2 memorials
Albany Hall

Albany Hall

Our Picture source dates the image as 1899 and gives the architect as A. J. Perriam. On this 1895 OS map the building is labelled Albany Hall. and on this 1916 OS map "Institute". From Art in the P...

Building, Property

1 memorial
Clapton House

Clapton House

It stood to the north of Clapton Pond, probably on the site of the house of Thomas Wood, later Serjeant of the Pantry, who lived in Hackney in 1597 and was a vestryman in 1627. The building on the ...

Building, Property

1 memorial
1 Devonshire Terrace

1 Devonshire Terrace

Charles Dickens lived here with his family, 1839-51. They had moved here from 48 Doughty Street. The ninth child Dora, was born here and died here in 1851 aged just 8 months. Her mother Catherine w...

Building, Property

1 memorial