mobile nav


William Ward (benefactor)

William Ward (benefactor)

Person  Male  Born 1796  Died 1881

Categories: Education

Merchant in the City of London. Founded City of London School for Girls.

In his will, dated 3 June 1881, left £20,000 to the City of London towards a girls' high school, the residue 'to be applied and expended in the erection and maintaining of some institution and the creation of some fund for the benefit of the poorer classes.'  Funds from his will were also used for the maintenance of Queen's Park - more information at Queen's Park History.

Buried at St Matthews Church Brixton which has a substantial monument in the front forecourt.

See other memorials in this area

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
William Ward (benefactor)

Information Commemorated at

City of London School for Girls

Site of the City of London School for Girls founded by William Ward, 1894 to ...

Read More