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Rev. William Spurstowe

Rev. William Spurstowe

Person  Male  Born 1605  Died 1666

Categories: Benefactor, Religion

Born London, date of birth is approximate. Became vicar of Hackney in 1643 but was ejected in 1662 for nonconformity. Shortly before his death he provided almshouses for 6 'poor widows' in Hackney. Having no surviving children, his heir was his brother Henry.


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Rev. William Spurstowe

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Spurstowe Almshouses

From the dates, this plaque was erected first in 1689 on the original 1666 al...

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