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Rotary International

An international organisation with the purpose of bringing together business and professional people, to provide humanitarian service, goodwill and peace around the world. It was formed in Chicago by Paul P. Harris, Gustave Loehr, Sylvester Schiele and Hiram E. Shorey. It was called 'rotary', as meetings took place in rotation at members' places of business.

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Rotary International

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Rotary Armillary

An armillary (or astrolabe) is a model comprising rings showing the positions...

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City of London Cemetery Heritage Trail

City of London Cemetery Heritage Trail

A walk commemorating people buried in the cemetery.

Place, Community / Clubs

1 memorial
Charles Alfred Bristow

Charles Alfred Bristow

Founder-President of the Imperial College Boat Club in 1919 and for over 50 years, coach and inspiration.

Person, Community / Clubs, Politics & Administration, Sport / Games

1 memorial
South Place Ethical Society / Conway Hall Ethical Society

South Place Ethical Society / Conway Hall Ethical Society

Possibly the oldest surviving free thought organisation in the world, and the only remaining Ethical society in the UK. Originated as a religious group, allied to the Baptists. By 1793 they had the...

Group, Community / Clubs, Philosophy, Religion

1 memorial
Ruislip, Northwood & Eastcote Local History Society

Ruislip, Northwood & Eastcote Local History Society

A society with the aim to promote the conservation of Ruislip's heritage and to bring the history of the area to life.

Group, Community / Clubs, History

1 memorial
Overseas League

Overseas League

The Royal Over-Seas League was founded in 1910 by Sir Evelyn Wrench to foster international understanding and friendship.

Group, Community / Clubs

1 memorial