Group    From 1875  To 1940

William Morris Company

Categories: Gardens / Agriculture

Originally founded as Morris, Marshall, Faulkner and Co. in 1861 by William Morris and Pre-Raphaelite friends. It produced textiles, wallpapers, stained glass and tapestries, mainly with medieval-inspired designs. Our picture shows Morris's strawberry tree wallpaper design.

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

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William Morris Company

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Walthamstow Strawberry tree

There is an identical plaque on the side wall of the care home.

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John Loudon

John Loudon

Garden and cemetery designer, city planner. Born Scotland as John Claudius Loudon. Studied biology, botany and agriculture. Came to London in 1803. His many publications include: Observations on La...

Person, Architecture, Gardens / Agriculture, Scotland

1 memorial
William Andrews Nesfield

William Andrews Nesfield

The Regent's Park plaque has the date of birth as 1794 but this contradicts all the other sources we have found, which have 1793. Nesfield was a significant Victorian garden designer who had a rep...

Person, Gardens / Agriculture

1 memorial
River Fleet

River Fleet

The Daily Mail has a useful map showing the route of the old Fleet River, buried long ago. It is said that you can still hear it gurgling past through a grating in Farringdon Road near the Guardian...

Place, Gardens / Agriculture

2 memorials