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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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Benjamin Hopkin Morris

Benjamin Hopkin Morris

Middlesex County Councillor. Born Merthyr, Glamorgan. Left money in his will to repair the Chiswick almhouses which were then named in his memory. He was clearly a wealthy man: at Have Your Say Ho...

Person, Benefactor, Politics & Administration

1 memorial
Henry Lewis Raphael & sons Walter & Herbert

Henry Lewis Raphael & sons Walter & Herbert

Henry Lewis Raphael had 12 children with his wife Henriette. Walter, the 6th died 12 October 1938 in Bournemouth. Herbert, the 9th, born 23 December 1859, became an MP and died 25 September 1924, F...

Group, Benefactor, Politics & Administration

2 memorials
Gilbert Johnstone

Gilbert Johnstone

Hon. Gilbert Vanden-Bempde-Johnstone. See his brother Francis for family information. President of the Eton Mission Rowing Club in 1934. Attended Eton, leaving before 1883. The Eton House (pdf dow...

Person, Benefactor, Children, Social Welfare

1 memorial
Baptist Noel, 3rd Earl of Gainsborough

Baptist Noel, 3rd Earl of Gainsborough

Probably inherited the title in 1690. Mother was Susanna Noel.

Person, Benefactor

1 memorial
family of John J. Louis, Jr.

family of John J. Louis, Jr.

Louis was a businessman and USA Ambassador, 1981 - 1988.  His family co-funded the Reagan statue.  The dates given here are Louis's.

Group, Benefactor, Friend / family, USA

1 memorial