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Society of Friends in London

Categories: Religion

English Buildings has a good short intro to Quakers in England and an assessment of an important Quaker building, albeit, not in London. Quakers were active in the WW2 Kindertransport.

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Society of Friends in London

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Friends Meeting Place - Peckham

Friends meeting house. This building was the Peckham meeting house of the Soc...

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Kindertransport - Kent

{Carved into the right side of the plinth:} Pro dítě {Czech for “for the chil...

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This section lists the memorials created by the subject on this page:
Society of Friends in London

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Quakers - Memorial Buildings

To the left of this huge plaque there is a small, simple and extremely well-m...

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St Nicholas Deptford

St Nicholas Deptford

A church has existed on the site since at least Saxon times. Work on the present building began in 1697 and was completed in 1714. It was virtually destroyed in an air-raid in World War II. The sku...

Building, Religion

1 memorial
James Stephen

James Stephen

Anti-slavery campaigner.  Born Dorset.  Trained in law and worked for a time in the Carribean where he saw the cruelty to slaves and became an abolitionist.  The death of his first wife deepened hi...

Person, Law, Politics & Administration, Race Issues, Religion, Caribbean Islands

1 memorial
John Wesley

John Wesley

Founder of the Methodist denomination of the Protestant religion. Born Epworth rectory, near Lincoln. Was a Church of England clergyman and at Whitsuntide, May 1738, 3 days after his brother, Charl...

Person, Religion, Seriously Famous

13 memorials
Sir Francis Lycett

Sir Francis Lycett

Methodist Worthies by George John Stevenson Vol IV, 1885, has a biography which tells the story of the 50 chapels, claiming that he laid the foundations of 40. We find this hard to believe (show us...

Person, Philanthropy, Politics & Administration, Religion

1 memorial
Dovehouse Green

Dovehouse Green

Here we summarise the splendid London Gardens Online : Land given by Sir Hans Sloane in 1733 to serve the Chelsea Parish Church of St Luke's and became the King's Road Burial Ground.  1882 a mortu...

Place, Gardens / Agriculture, Religion

2 memorials