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John Christopher Bowles

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John Christopher Bowles

This Metropolitan Benefit Societies asylum was founded by John Christopher Bowles in 1829 and successfully raised by his untiring efforts for the good of his brethren.

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John Christopher Bowles

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Metropolitan Benefit Societies almshouses

Seems likely the plaques were put up when the side wings were added, in 1865-6.

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Robert McCurrey

Robert McCurrey

Son of James & Margaret McCurrey. Left a legacy towards the cost of the hall for the Chelsea Temperance Society.  See his parents' page for some more info.

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1 memorial
Sir John Jennings

Sir John Jennings

Naval officer.  Governor of Greenwich Hospital 1720 to his death, there.

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1 memorial
George Halfhide

George Halfhide

Successful seal engraver. 1796 in business with John Barnes. 1800 the business moved to 7 Coventry Street and shortly after Halfhide was in business on his own. His son, also George, joined the bus...

Person, Benefactor, Craft / Design

1 memorial