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Peter Hill

Peter Hill

Elizabethan seafarer. With Robert Bell he co-founded the St Mary Rotherhithe Free School, to educate the sons of local seafarers.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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Peter Hill

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St Mary Rotherhithe Free School

{On the plaque between the two charity scholars:} St Mary Rotherhithe free sc...

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Stephen Gardiner

Stephen Gardiner

Architect, teacher and writer. Born Chelsea. Awarded O.B.E. 2002. Died Pembury, Kent

Person, Architecture, Education

1 memorial
Manor House School

Manor House School

The school buildings are still there, on the North Side between Wix's Lane and Taybridge Road.  The building dates back to 1792 when it was Byrom House.  Sold in 1841, it became The Beeches.  1876 ...

Group, Education

1 memorial
Hawthorns High School for Boys

Hawthorns High School for Boys

School in Hayes, in the Borough of Hillingdon at which George Orwell taught from 1932 - 1933. He is top right in the photograph.

Building, Education

1 memorial
George Green

George Green

Shipbuilder and philanthropist. Founder of a shipyard in Blackwall, which was subsequently taken over by his three sons, Frederick, Henry and Richard. George endowed several schools in Poplar.

Person, Education, Engineering, Philanthropy

2 memorials
The John Roan Foundation

The John Roan Foundation

Charity. John Roan who died in 1644, was Yeoman of Harriers to King Charles I. He bequeathed his estate to educate the town-born children of Greenwich. It owns several properties in Greenwich, the ...

Group, Community / Clubs, Education

1 memorial