Person    | Male  Born 7/4/1848  Died 25/5/1930

Randall Thomas Davidson, Baron Davidson of Lambeth

Categories: Religion

Countries: Scotland

Archbishop of Canterbury. Born Edinburgh. A pupil at Harrow. Suffered all his adult life from the damage to his lower back caused by a shooting accident. 1877 married Edith daughter of Archibald Tait, the Archbishop of Canterbury at the time, but they had no children. A favourite of Queen Victoria. Archbishop of Canterbury 1903 - 28, the first to retire, rather than die in office. He resigned on 12 November 1928, his golden wedding anniversary. Died at home, 10 Cheyne Walk.

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
Randall Thomas Davidson, Baron Davidson of Lambeth

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Randall Thomas Davidson - Lambeth Palace

Erected the year after Davidson's death, about 18 months after his resignatio...

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This section lists the memorials created by the subject on this page:
Randall Thomas Davidson, Baron Davidson of Lambeth

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Harrow School - WW1 memorial

The plaque was laid in 1921 (British Pathe film) and the building was opened ...

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Opening of the BMA house

This inscription is on the inside of the west face of the courtyard, to the l...

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Ram Mohun Roy

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Austin Friars

Austin Friars

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Curfew Tower

Curfew Tower

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Building, Religion

1 memorial
Southgate Reform Synagogue

Southgate Reform Synagogue

JewishGen gives the previous address of the Sha'arei Tsedek North London Reform Synagogue as: "45 High Street, Southgate, London N14 (from about 1981 to 1999) - a converted warehouse, built on the ...

Building, Religion

1 memorial
James Edmeston

James Edmeston

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Person, Architecture, Music / songs, Religion

1 memorial