Person    | Female  Born 7/2/1913  Died 3/5/2005

Lady Jean Medawar

Categories: Education, Medicine

Wife of Sir Peter Medawar, the man in our picture, and thus known as Lady Medawar. Worked passionately in the promotion of family planning, especially for young girls. Chair of the Family Planning Association. In the 1950s this was quite revolutionary.
Born in London.

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Lady Jean Medawar

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Sir Peter Medawar tree

The plaque is in front of a tree stump, so that accounts for the "lost" tree ...

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Chelsea College of Art & Design

Chelsea College of Art & Design

From their website: "Chelsea College of Arts is one of London's most prestigious art and design colleges." From c.2005 based at the Millbank Prison site.

Group, Art, Craft / Design, Education

1 memorial
Dulwich College

Dulwich College

Founded by Edward Alleyn as a school and almshouses. A chapel, a schoolhouse and twelve almshouses were built on Dulwich Green (see picture), and, extended and re-modelled, these buildings remain a...

Building, Education, Social Welfare

1 memorial
John Milton

John Milton

Poet, essayist, playwright, historian, and diplomat. Born in the house called The Spread Eagle in Bread Street, Cheapside. Left London to study in Cambridge but found all the dull debates in Latin ...

Person, Education, Poetry, Seriously Famous

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John Runtz

John Runtz

Born at 3 William Street, Kingsland Road. He became a Tunbridge Ware manufacturer, then a music teacher. He broadened his interests to the general education of working-class children and became the...

Person, Education, Gardens / Agriculture, Politics & Administration

1 memorial
Peter Hill

Peter Hill

Elizabethan seafarer. With Robert Bell he co-founded the St Mary Rotherhithe Free School, to educate the sons of local seafarers.

Person, Education, Philanthropy, Transport

1 memorial