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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.

 

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Royal Society

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Crane Court - Royal Society

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

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Sloane tomb

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

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William Tierney Clark - Fulham Reach

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

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

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William Wollaston - lost plaque

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

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Other Subjects

Rose and Crown pub

Rose and Crown pub

The photo shows the pub in 1977, with the Rectory next door, both remarkably unchanged. Website.

Building, Commerce, Community / Clubs, Food & Drink

1 memorial
Harmondsworth Vicarage Hall

Harmondsworth Vicarage Hall

Demolished after 1972 which is the date of this photo. Forebears says: "the Vicarage Hall, built in the vicarage grounds for parochial purposes in 1885, at a cost of £500, by the Rev. J. C. Taylor...

Building, Community / Clubs, Religion

1 memorial
Vic-Wells Association

Vic-Wells Association

Organisation to support Sadler's Wells & the Old Vic.  From their website: "The Vic-Wells Association was founded between 1922-1923 by Lilian Baylis. The Association's objective at that time wa...

Group, Community / Clubs, Theatre

1 memorial
South End Green Association

South End Green Association

An association for residents, shops and local workers devoted to South End Green, which is the principal gateway to Hampstead Heath. Shortly after being formed, it succeeded in thwarting a plan to ...

Group, Community / Clubs

1 memorial