Person    | Male  Born 10/5/1754  Died 21/12/1835

Sir John Sinclair

Founder and president of the first Board of Agriculture. Born Scotland into family of the Earls of Caithness. 1780 entered the House of Commons. Promoted a scientific and statistical approach to agriculture. 1786 made a baronet. Had 13 children, and one of his grandsons was Sir John George Tollemache Sinclair. Died at home in Edinburgh.

Alamy have an image of Sinclair showing him just a grumpy looking as in the medallion bust on the Colonial Office - B04 - Sinclair.

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Sir John Sinclair

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Colonial Office - B04 - Sinclair

When we published we wrote: "Who is this man? His identity escapes both us an...

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Alexandra Palace

Alexandra Palace

The materials used in the construction of the 1861 International Exhibition were sold and re-used in this building. Named after Princess Alexandra, newly married to the Prince of Wales, opened as "...

Place, Community / Clubs, Gardens / Agriculture

2 memorials
The Crown Estate

The Crown Estate

Their plaques have an 'R' representing Regent Street which is a Crown Estate website for promoting Regent Street as a shopping destination. 

Group, Gardens / Agriculture, Property

3 memorials
New River Loop - restoration

New River Loop - restoration

London Gardens Trust says "In 1890 the portion of the New River around Enfield village was piped underground, thereby making this stretch redundant. It was saved from being filled in by a public ca...

Event, Gardens / Agriculture

1 memorial
Michael Norton

Michael Norton

At the time of his death Norton was a landscape architect involved in the creation of Burgess Park, living at High Street, Hampton Hill, TW12, married, aged 20-30. See Geoffrey Mills for details. ...

Person, Gardens / Agriculture, Tragedy

1 memorial