Building    From 960 

Westminster Monastery

Categories: Religion

Monks were first brought to Westminster in about 960 AD by St Dunstan, then Bishop of London. The Monastery spread out over the area now occupied by Westminster Abbey and Westminster School The earliest surviving parts of the buildings are from about 1245.

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Westminster Monastery

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Tachbrook - Abbots

Abbots House To commemorate the Abbots of the Monastery of Westminster who fo...

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Dr Walther Model von Thunen

Dr Walther Model von Thunen

Pastor and philatelist. He had been a collector of stamps for most of his life, but his collections and library were lost when his house was looted by members of the occupying Russian army. His col...

Person, Museums / Libraries, Religion, Germany

1 memorial
Marshall's Charity

Marshall's Charity

Created in John Marshall's 1627 will to support the Anglican Church and still going strong in 2012.

Group, Philanthropy, Religion

1 memorial
Wandsworth Chapel

Wandsworth Chapel

From The Story of Congregationalism in Surrey we discover that the claim on the plaque that there was a church/chapel erected here in 1573 is more tradition than truth.  The early Wandsworth Pres...

Building, Religion

1 memorial
Thomas Bradbury

Thomas Bradbury

Non-conformist minister.  Born Yorkshire. One of his daughters married a brother of Richard Winter. Buried in Bunhill burial ground.

Person, Religion

1 memorial
John Fisher, Bishop of Rochester

John Fisher, Bishop of Rochester

Born Yorkshire.  Opposed Henry VIII's self-appointment as head of the Church of England.  Result: decapitation on Tower Hill.

Person, Execution, Politics & Administration, Religion

2 memorials