Person    | Male  Born 29/8/1632  Died 28/10/1704

John Locke

Categories: Education, Philosophy

Philosopher. Born Somerset. Wrote 'An Essay Concerning Human Understanding' and 'Two Treatises of Government'. 1693 wrote 'Some Thoughts Concerning Education' saying  "I think I may say that of all the men we meet with, nine parts of ten are what they are, good or evil, useful or not, by their education."

Died at home at Oates, High Laver, Essex.

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Stanley Trade School

Stanley Trade School

Founded by W. F. R. Stanley as the Stanley Technical Trade School. It was taken control of by Philip Harris, and Croydon Council and the local community of South Norwood agreed that it should be ca...

Place, Education

1 memorial
Enfield school-house / station

Enfield school-house / station

the V&A (our picture source) hold in their collection part of the façade of this building (not just the photo but the bricks themselves). Alamy have a photo of the saved section of the façade e...

Building, Architecture, Education, Transport

2 memorials
Lady Eleanor Holles School

Lady Eleanor Holles School

Founded near what is now the Barbican. One of the oldest girls' schools in the country,  this was established when a trust for its endowment as a Christian foundation was created under the will of ...

Group, Education

1 memorial
Trinity School of John Whitgift

Trinity School of John Whitgift

Part of the Whitgift Foundation, founded by John Whitgift. Formerly known as the Whitgift Middle School, it was renamed in 1954, reflecting the school's increasing equality with Whitgift School. It...

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