Person    | Female  Born 7/9/1533  Died 24/3/1603

Queen Elizabeth I

Daughter of King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn. Born Greenwich Palace. Succeeded her half-sister Queen Mary I. Reigned: 1553 - 1603. Never married, no children, so followed by James I.

Elizabeth I sponsored the slave trading voyages of John Hawkins.

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Queen Elizabeth I

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Elizabeth I statue - Harrow

Harrow School was founded in 1572 under a Royal Charter of Elizabeth I so thi...

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Forest Hill mural

{Panel 1:} A Brief Local History In medieval times this area was known as The...

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Friary House

Friary House Friary Park opened to the public on Saturday 7th May 1910 after ...

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Abolition of slavery

Abolition of slavery

The British abolition of slavery came in two parts: first the Abolition of the Slave Trade Act became law on 25 March 1807, which left slavery itself still permitted until the Slavery Abolition Act...

Event, Race Issues, Social Welfare, Africa, Australia, Bermuda, Caribbean Islands, Ceylon, Indian Sub-continent, Jamaica

10 memorials
Lord Eldon

Lord Eldon

Lord Chancellor.  1st Earl of Eldon. Opposed both the abolition of the slave trade and Catholic emancipation.

Person, Law, Race Issues

1 memorial
Lord Teignmouth, John Shore

Lord Teignmouth, John Shore

Anti-slavery campaigner.  Born St James Street, Piccadilly but brought up in Romford.  1769 went to work in Bengal where he was one of the first to learn a number of the local languages.  Like many...

Person, Politics & Administration, Race Issues, Religion, Indian Sub-continent

1 memorial
Empire Windrush

Empire Windrush

Liner, built in Hamburg with the name 'Monte Rosa' as a luxury cruise ship. Many of the passengers in the early days were privileged members of the Nazi Party. She saw active service in WW2 and was...

Vehicle, Race Issues, Transport, Germany, Jamaica

8 memorials
Cardinal Newman

Cardinal Newman

Born 80 Old Broad Street, eldest son of a banker. Goaded into writing his Apologia by a criticism from Charles Kingsley published in a magazine.  Established The Brompton Oratory. Died Edgbaston, B...

Person, Race Issues, Religion

3 memorials