Place    From 1931 

Vestry House Museum

Categories: Museums / Libraries

Located in Walthamstow. It was originally a workhouse and then a police station. It contains various items from the Victorian era to the 20th century. Its most famous exhibit is the first British motor car with an internal combustion engine built by Frederick Bremer

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

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
Vestry House Museum

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Frederick Bremer

Frederick Bremer, 1872 - 1941. Between 1892 - 1894 in a small workshop in the...

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Cecil Sharp

Cecil Sharp

Collector of English folk-songs and dances. Born Denmark Hill. Spent 1882 - 92 in Australia. Developed an interest in English folk-music in 1899 and began his prolific collection which later expand...

Person, Dance, Museums / Libraries, Music / songs, Australia

1 memorial
Alfred Cotgreave

Alfred Cotgreave

Alfred Cotgreave was born on 7 June 1846 in Eccleston, Cheshire, the son of Robert and Mary Cotgreave and was baptised as Alfred Robert Cotgreave on 4 April 1847 in St Catherine's Church, Tranmere,...

Person, Museums / Libraries, Politics & Administration

1 memorial
British Library

British Library

16 years between the laying of the foundation stone in 1982 and the opening in 1998.  The Independent explains the delay: "The reason it has taken so long to build ... has relatively little to do w...

Building, Museums / Libraries

2 memorials
Andrew Gifford, DD

Andrew Gifford, DD

Non-conformist minister and numismatist. Born Bristol. Became Baptist minister at Little Wild Street (see Samuel Stennett) in 1730 but in 1735 he had to leave when accused by a member of the congre...

Person, Museums / Libraries, Religion

1 memorial
Lionel Barnett

Lionel Barnett

When we first listed these memorials in 2014 we could find no information about "Mrs" but the Encyclopaedia Judaica listed a Lionel Barnett that could be our Lionel and Wikipedia adds some details:...

Person, Benefactor, Museums / Libraries

1 memorial