Built 1863 as Mortimer's Music hall. 1866 MacDonald took it over but in 1871 following complaints it lost its performance licence. Bought in 1879 by rich Quaker philanthropist Palmer (of Huntley and Palmer biscuits) for the Blue Ribbon Gospel Temperance Mission. 1893 in his will Palmer left the hall to the Quaker Bedford Institute. 1910 the hall was extended. It is now used as a community centre.
Building From 1863
This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
Hoxton Hall. Built 1863 as a music hall. Owned since 1893 by Bedford Institu...
Hayes Literary Society
We can find little about this group but they were very active in 1992 re. Orwell.
Grand Lodge of England
By 1717 the Masonic lodges were already clubs having no connection to stone-masonry. Four London lodges met at the Goose and Gridiron pub in St Paul's Churchyard and formed the first Grand Lodge, i...
Group, Community / Clubs, Philanthropy, Politics & Administration
A centre dedicated to stimulating understanding and engagement between Britain and the Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian world, through dynamic debates, networking, events, and education activities.
A society that aims to be a voice for Sydenham, and to make it a better place to live and work.
William Morris Hall
Ben and Charles Buck proposed a home for the socialist, radical and trades union people of Walthamstow in 1903. Funded by workers who bought bricks and organised sponsored bike rides and social eve...