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John Ball

John Ball

Died 15/7/1381, 639 years ago

Born St Albans.  As a priest he followed the Lollard doctrine which advocated social equality and hence was imprisoned several times.  This was where he was when the Peasants' Revolt began.  The Ke...

Person, Politics & Administration, Religion

1 memorial

William Nisbet Blair

William Nisbet Blair

Died 15/7/1920, 100 years ago

Architect. Born Morpeth, Northumberland. Appointed St Pancras Borough Engineer in 1893 and still in post in 1906. Lived at 23 West Hill. Father of the entomologist, Kenneth Blair. Died Middlesex. H...

Person, Architecture

1 memorial

Sir Henry Cole

Sir Henry Cole

Born 15/7/1808, 212 years ago

Born Bath. Secretary of the Department of Science and Art. He originated the custom of sending Christmas cards. In 1840, having worked on the introduction of the first postage stamp, he had a card ...

Person, Politics & Administration, Education

5 memorials

Brian Cooper

Brian Cooper

Born 15/7/1947, 73 years ago

Driver of the Great Western express train involved in the Ladbroke Grove rail disaster. Died aged 52. Andrew Behan has kindly carried out further research: Brian Cooper was born on 15 July 1947 in...

Person, Tragedy

1 memorial

Thomas Cundy

Thomas Cundy

Died 15/7/1867, 153 years ago

Architect. He could be either Thomas Cundy, senior (1765-1825), or his son; as their careers were closely intertwined. The identity of the portrait on the right is similarly doubtful. Cundy senior ...

Person, Architecture

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