Group    From 1953 

Kensington Society

"The objects of The Kensington Society are to preserve and improve the amenities of Kensington for the public benefit by stimulating interest in its history and records, promoting good architecture and planning in its future development and by protecting, preserving and improving its buildings, open spaces and other features of beauty or historic or public interest."

Founded by Gay Christiansen.

This section lists the memorials created by the subject on this page:
Kensington Society

Creations Information

Alec Clifton-Taylor

This garden was created in loving memory of Alec Clifton-Taylor, author &...

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Gay Christiansen

Davidia Involucrata, presented to Gay Christiansen of 18 Kensington Square, f...

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Kensington Library - clock

The clock can be seen in our site picture and you'll undestand why we chose t...

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Kensington Library - Princess Alice Garden - created

This garden was created in 1982 by the Kensington Society in memory of Prince...

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Kensington Library - Princess Alice Garden - unveiled

Princess Alice Countess of Athlone Memorial Garden This tablet was unveiled b...

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Other Subjects

Twickenham Park Residents Association

Twickenham Park Residents Association

Since the 1960s the association has sought to both enhance and protect the character and the amenities of the neighbourhood.

Group, Community / Clubs

1 memorial
Ada Salter

Ada Salter

Socialist and pacifist. Born Ada Brown at Raunds, Northamptonshire. She joined the West London Mission to work among the London poor, and in 1897 transferred to the Bermondsey Settlement, where she...

Person, Community / Clubs, Politics & Administration

5 memorials
Grand Lodge of England

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

2 memorials
Albion Tavern

Albion Tavern

26 Russell Street (previously Great Russel Street).  Pubs History lists licencees from 1848 but it dates back to the 18th century at least.  Closed by 1922.

Building, Community / Clubs, Food & Drink

1 memorial