Person    | Male  Born 25/4/1922  Died 27/12/2017

Sydney Charles Pigden

Categories: Education

Royal Air Force fighter pilot and PE teacher. Born Sydenham, lived in Lewisham most of his life. Aged 18, joined the RAF and flew Spitfires and Hurricanes. When he left the RAF he taught at Turnham Primary School (now Turnham Academy) for 30 years, where he was also a football referee and coach and ran the school football teams. 

More info at Military Wikia.

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Sydney Charles Pigden

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Sydney Pigden

Ian Wright unveiled this plaque. He had dedicated his 2016 autobiography 'A L...

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William Booth Memorial Training College

William Booth Memorial Training College

The headquarters of The Salvation Army leadership and officer training which delivers education and training programmes for the United Kingdom.

Building, Education, Religion

2 memorials
Stanley Hall & Baths

Stanley Hall & Baths

From the splendid Acland Burgley School history site we learn that the Honourable E. Lyulph Stanley (1839-1925 and son of Lady Stanley) was an energetic member of the London School Board with speci...

Building, Community / Clubs, Education, Sport / Games

1 memorial
Harold Laski

Harold Laski

Born Harold Joseph Laski at Smedley House, Cheetham Hill, Manchester. His mother's maiden name was Frankenstein. He lectured at universities in Canada and America. Returning to Britain he became Pr...

Person, Education, Philosophy, Politics & Administration, Canada, USA

1 memorial