Group    From 28/11/1660 

Royal Society

Also known as the Royal Society of London (for the Improvement of Natural Knowledge). A learned society for science, granted a royal charter by King Charles II. Wren was a founding member. The Society first met at Gresham College. In 1710 it moved into its own home in two houses in Crane Court. In 1780 it moved into Somerset House, along with a number of other learned societies, and in 1967 it moved to its current location in Carlton House Terrace. Invested in the slave trade.

 

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
Royal Society

Commemorated ati

Crane Court - Royal Society

The Society's own website says "Meeting nights were indicated by a lamp hung ...

Read More

Sloane tomb

To the memory of Sir Hans Sloane, Bart. President of the Royal Society and of...

Read More

William Tierney Clark - Fulham Reach

William Tierney Clark 1783 - 1852 {Beneath Clark's portrait and a representat...

Read More

This section lists the memorials created by the subject on this page:
Royal Society

Creations i

William Wollaston - lost plaque

We 'discovered' this lost plaque while researching Sir Frederick Hopkins. Fr...

Read More

Other Subjects

Hannah Billig

Hannah Billig

Doctor. Born at 41 Hanbury Street, Spitalfields. Qualified as a doctor in 1925, she set up her first clinic in the east end of London in 1935. During World War II she was the doctor in charge of ai...

Person, Community / Clubs, Medicine, India, Israel/Palestine

1 memorial
Holland Park

Holland Park

This is a very vague indication of who erected the plaque for P.D. James. We'd guess it's a group of local residents.

Group, Community / Clubs

1 memorial
Rawthmell's Coffee House

Rawthmell's Coffee House

Braxton's Coffee House (1702) at no.24 Henrietta Street became Rawthmell's Coffee House in 1715 and later moved to no.25, where the (R)SA first met. The image shows the painting by Anna Katrina Zi...

Building, Commerce, Community / Clubs, Food & Drink

1 memorial
Tsunami Support UK

Tsunami Support UK

2011: "The Tsunami Support Network, coordinated by the British Red Cross, has now passed on its activities to an elected committee aimed at continuing to help provide support for families and indiv...

Group, Community / Clubs, Tragedy

1 memorial
Battersea Society

Battersea Society

As so often happens, this group was formed to campaign against the proposed demolition of something, in this case Albert Bridge. Thankfully their campaign was successful and they have gone on to si...

Group, Community / Clubs, History

4 memorials