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Thomas Allom

Thomas Allom

Died 21/10/1872, 147 years ago

Architect and artist.  Born Lambeth.  Founding member of RIBA.  Travelled extensively and illustrated topographical publications. Waymarking has the text of a 1997 paper by Leslie du Cane which sa...

Person, Architecture, Art

1 memorial

Mr & Mrs Lionel Barnett

Mr & Mrs Lionel Barnett

Started 21/10/1871, 148 years ago

We can find no information about "Mrs" but the Encyclopaedia Judaica lists a Lionel Barnett that could be our Lionel and Wikipedia adds some details:  Orientalist.  Born Liverpool.  Joined the Brit...

Group, Benefactor

1 memorial

George Frederick Bodley

George Frederick Bodley

Died 21/10/1907, 112 years ago

Ecclesiastical architect. Born Hull.  George Gilbert Scott was his brother-in-law's brother and encouraged him to take up architecture and took him on as his first pupil.  Initially practiced in Br...

Person, Architecture

3 memorials

Sir Alan Cobham

Sir Alan Cobham

Died 21/10/1973, 46 years ago

Aviator. Born Alan John Cobham in Camberwell. He joined the Royal Flying Corps in World War I, and went on to become the first test pilot for the de Havilland Aeroplane Hire Service. In 1932 he sta...

Person, Aviation, Caribbean Islands

1 memorial

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Born 21/10/1772, 247 years ago

Poet and critic. Born Devon. Died London. Buried in the chapel of Highgate School. In 1961 his and other coffins were moved to the crypt of the nearby St Michaels and a stone was unveiled by John M...

Person, Poetry, Seriously Famous, Literature

3 memorials

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