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Royal Holloway College

Categories: Education

Founded as a women-only college by Thomas Holloway in 1879 on the Mount Lee Estate in Egham. Sir Nikolaus Pevsner called the original college building (now listed Grade 1) "the most ebullient Victorian building in the Home Counties".

In 1900 it and Bedford College each became a constituent college of the University of London.

1945-65 the college began accepting male students, first post-grads and then undergrads. In 1985 Bedford College and Royal Holloway College merged.

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Royal Holloway College

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Sarah Parker Remond

Sarah Parker Remond, 1826 - 1894, African American abolitionist, lecturer, su...

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Mrs Knott's Dame School

Mrs Knott's Dame School

School in Bromley, attended by the young H.G. Wells. Dame Schools were an early form of private elementary school, often found in areas of poverty. They were usually run by women and were often loc...

Place, Education

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Johann Pestalozzi

Johann Pestalozzi

Teacher and educational reformer.  Born in Zurich.  Motto "Learning by head, hand and heart". Wrote novels explaining his principles, e.g. 'Leonard and Gertrude', 1781.  Died Brugg, Switzerland.

Person, Education, Switzerland

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Sir George Cockburn

Sir George Cockburn

The Thoresby Society (the Historical Society for Leeds and District) have a book available: "Sir George Cockburn, 1848 - 1927" by A Elton. Other than that we can find no information about Sir George.

Person, Education

1 memorial
St Olave's Grammar School

St Olave's Grammar School

Founded by Henry Leeke. Was in the building on Tooley Street from 1855 - 1967.

Building, Education

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Yaichi Takami

Yaichi Takami

Became a student at UCL in 1865.

Person, Education, Japan

1 memorial