Person    | Male  Born 1767  Died 21/2/1849

George Green

Shipbuilder and philanthropist. Founder of a shipyard in Blackwall, which was subsequently taken over by his three sons, Frederick, Henry and Richard. George endowed several schools in Poplar.

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George Green

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George Green School - 1884

Above this large, plain, plaque there is a small ornate stone with "G.S." on ...

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George Green - school centennial

This clock was presented by members of the association, pupils and other frie...

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Manresa House

Manresa House

Originally called Bessborough House, it was built by William Ponsonby in the 1760s. It was sold to the Society of Jesus (The Jesuits) in 1861 and renamed Manresa House after the town in Spain where...

Building, Education, Religion

1 memorial
Christ Church School, SW3

Christ Church School, SW3

Christ Church itself was built in 1839 and quickly established its Sunday School, initially only for boys and in rented premises in Flood Street. Then Lord Cadogan donated the land directly opposit...

Building, Children, Education, Property

4 memorials
Bridewell Royal Hospital

Bridewell Royal Hospital

Bridewell Palace was given by Edward VI in 1553 to the City of London to house this school, founded by royal charter in the same year.  In 1867 the school moved to Surrey and changed its name to Ki...

Building, Education

1 memorial
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
Senate House

Senate House

The first purpose-built home and administrative centre for the University of London.  Built with 19 floors to be one foot lower than St Pauls, but the tallest non-religious building in Britain.  Ap...

Building, Education

1 memorial