Building    From 1735 

The Elms

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The oldest building in Acton. Built as a baroque country villa by Charles Morren for Sir Joseph Ayloffe. It remained a private house until 1964. In 1981, the Twyford Church of England High School was formed and the building is now used as the administrative centre.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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The Elms

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Winnie the Pooh

See J. K. Farnell for the story. Also the Telegraph article.

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John Meard Junior

John Meard Junior

Apprenticed to his father in August 1700 – ‘John Meard Citizen and Turner... his father and Master admitted to this Freedom’ (Freedom Admissions Register of the Turners’ Company). On his father’s ...

Person, Architecture, Craft / Design, Property

1 memorial
Joshua Marshall

Joshua Marshall

King Charles II’s Master Mason. Also worked on St Paul's Cathedral and the Temple Bar and did much work in the rebuilding of the City after the Great Fire. Born and died London.

Person, Architecture, Property, Sculpture

1 memorial
First Synagogue in Hackney

First Synagogue in Hackney

British History Online gives the following information: 'Benjamin Mendes da Costa and Jacob de Moses Franco were among the first members of the Jewish Board of Deputies in 1760, when every member o...

Building, Property, Religion

1 memorial
United Friendly Insurance Company

United Friendly Insurance Company

The Picture source has: "United Friendly Life Insurance was founded back in 1908, with their Head Offices based in London 42, Southwark Bridge Road, SE1."

Building, Property

1 memorial
Thomas Smith (Tottenham)

Thomas Smith (Tottenham)

From British History Online we've learnt that lordships are something that could be bought and sold. The Tottenham lordships were tied in with Bruce Castle, until Thomas Smith got involved. Smith l...

Person, Benefactor, Politics & Administration, Property

1 memorial