In 1675 he founded two almshouses in Little Chapel Street near Palmer’s Passage for two of the most ancient couples of the best report. Old maps show Butler's AH on the south-east corner of what is now Caxton Street and Palmer Street. These almshouses were consolidated with others into the United Westminster Almshouses and re-erected in Rochester Row in 1881-2.
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This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
James Palmer bust
The plaque immediately below the bust is blank but there are 4 others below t...
Metropolitan Public Gardens Association
First chairman was the Earl of Meath. In about 1890 the MPGA was based at 83 Lancaster Gate, W. Another chairman was Fred Cleary.
National Heritage Memorial Fund
From their website: "The National Heritage Memorial Fund (NHMF) was set-up in 1980 to save the most outstanding parts of our heritage at risk of loss to the nation, as a memorial to those who have ...
Sir Cowasjee Jehangir Readymoney
Companion of the Star of India, a wealthy Parsi gentleman of Bombay. His grandfather and two great-uncles had made their names, literally, in the opium trade with China (facilitated by the British)...
Person, Engineering, Philanthropy, Politics & Administration, India
Writer and philanthropist. Born in Ebenezer Square, Whitechapel. He became deeply involved with the Zionist cause, and travelled widely; speaking and writing on its behalf. His works earned him the...
Probably born in or near Rugby, 1515-16. In 1534 he went to London as an apprentice to a grocer. 7 years later he was a grocer and in 1554 he was elected to the Worshipful Company of Grocers. He wa...