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Annie Besant

Annie Besant

Died 20/9/1933, 85 years ago

Theosophist, women's rights activist, writer and orator and supporter of Irish and Indian self rule. Born Annie Wood at 2 Fish Street Hill. Married, aged 19, Frank Besant (brother to Sir Walter) bu...

Person, Nationalism, Politics & Administration, Gender Issues, Paranormal, India, Ireland

4 memorials

Ewan Christian

Ewan Christian

Born 20/9/1814, 204 years ago

Architect.  Born Marylebone.  Designed the National Portrait Gallery.  Primarily worked on churches though he found time to design about 120 houses.  Died at the home he had designed for himself, '...

Person, Architecture

2 memorials

William Couper

William Couper

Born 20/9/1853, 165 years ago

Born Norfolk Virginia, USA.

Person, Sculpture, USA

1 memorial

Thomas Doggett

Thomas Doggett

Died 20/9/1721, 297 years ago

Actor and theatre manager. Born in Castle Street, Dublin (his birth year is approximate). He possibly performed as a strolling player and had arrived in London by 1691, where he quickly achieved su...

Person, Theatre, Benefactor, Ireland

1 memorial

Sir John Whittaker Ellis

Sir John Whittaker Ellis

Died 20/9/1912, 106 years ago

Alderman and Lord Mayor Of London 1881-2. A dignitary local to Richmond, Byfleet and Petersham.

Person, Lord Mayor, Politics & Administration

1 memorial

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