Person    | Male  Born 27/4/1808  Died 21/12/1891

William Cavendish, 7th Duke of Devonshire

Born Berkeley Square. Inherited the Dukedom from his cousin the 6th Duke, who died 1858. Father of Spencer Compton, the 8th Duke. Inherited land in Eastbourne, where a statue was erected for him.

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William Cavendish, 7th Duke of Devonshire

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St Nicholas churchyard extension - north gate - north gate, west pier

This acre of ground was presented to the parish of Chiswick by His Grace the ...

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Elizabeth Jesser Reid

Elizabeth Jesser Reid

Founder of Bedford College, anti-slavery activist and philanthropist.

Person, Education, Gender Issues, Philanthropy, Race Issues

1 memorial
John Caudwell

John Caudwell

Wealthy businessman & philanthropist.  Born Stoke-on-Trent.  Supports children's charities.

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1 memorial
Andrew Gibb

Andrew Gibb

Ship-repairer and philanthropist. Born in Glasgow. After serving his apprenticeship in shipbuilding, he came to London to ply his trade. He was deacon of St Mark's Presbyterian Church in Greenwich,...

Person, Commerce, Philanthropy, Scotland

1 memorial
Richard Green

Richard Green

Ship-owner and philanthropist. Probably born in the family house in Blackwall Yard, Poplar, the son of shipbuilder George Green. After completing his studies, he entered the business which speciali...

Person, Engineering, Philanthropy, Transport

1 memorial
Caroline Chisholm

Caroline Chisholm

Philanthropist, "The Emigrants' Friend". Born Caroline Jones near Northampton. She followed her husband to India where she became involved in the welfare of the British women there. She carried on ...

Person, Philanthropy, Social Welfare, Australia, India

1 memorial