W. H. Gunton

W. H. Gunton

Architect. Photo shows another work of Gunton's in London, "The exterior of Jacob's biscuit factory on Dockhead, Bermondsey. The building still exists, renamed The Italian Building, and with a furt...

Person, Architecture

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Sir Thomas Neill

Sir Thomas Neill

Irish-born insurance executive and pioneer of National Health Insurance. In 1894 he became general manager of the London, Edinburgh and Glasgow Insurance Company and joined the board of directors ...

Person, Politics & Administration, Ireland

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Grant Museum of Zoology

Grant Museum of Zoology

A natural history museum that is part of University College London. It was established by Robert Edmond Grant (1793 – 1874, anatomist and zoologist) as a teaching collection of zoological specimens...

Place, Museums / Libraries

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Institute of Making

Institute of Making

A multidisciplinary research club based at University College London. Its work focuses on hands-on research into materials and making from many different perspectives. It was founded by Mark Miodow...

Group

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friends of Alice Drakoules

friends of Alice Drakoules

Erected the bird bath in 1937.

Group, Friend / family

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Alice Drakoules

Alice Drakoules

Campaigner for animal welfare. Alice Marie Drakoules (née Lambe) was born c.1850 near Brussels to English parents.  1876 married William Lewis, the managing director of the Union Assurance Company...

Person, Animals, Belgium

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Charles Walter Clark

Charles Walter Clark

Architect. Chief architect for the Metropolitan Railway Company, designing 25 London Underground stations. Also designed houses for Metro-land, which that railway opened up for housing. His Wikiped...

Person, Architecture

2 memorials
Sir John Fowler

Sir John Fowler

Civil engineer. Born in Wadsley, Sheffield. Fowler's was a long and eminent career, spanning most of the 19th century's railway expansion, and he was engineer, adviser or consultant to many British...

Person, Engineering

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Joseph Whitaker

Joseph Whitaker

Born in London, apprenticed to a bookseller aged fourteen. With experience of a number of firms he set up his own publishing business. 1858 launched The Bookseller. 1869 published the first issue o...

Person, Journalism / Publishing, Sport / Games

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Rudolf Nureyev

Rudolf Nureyev

Ballet dancer. Born Rudolf Khametovich Nureyev on a Trans-Siberian train near Irkutsk, Siberia, while his mother was travelling to Vladivostok. In 1958, he joined the Kirov (later renamed as Marins...

Person, Dance, Seriously Famous, France, Russia

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