Place    From 1768 

Homerton College

Categories: Education

Originally created to educate Calvinist ministers, as non-conformists were banned from attending Oxbridge colleges. Its first meetings were held in a public house at the Royal Exchange until 1768 when it was large enough to purchase its own premises in Homerton High Street. In1894 it moved to Cambridge, and received its Royal charter in 2010.

This 1893 map shows that when in Homerston High Street the college was on the southern part of what is now the Banister Estate, opposite Digby Road.

At some point Samuel Morley, oversaw the extension and then the rebuilding of the College.

Our information comes from Homerton College and there you will find this 1783 image, and two others: 1824 and 1852.

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

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