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Commemorated philanthropists

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  1. W. F. R. Stanley (1829 – 1909)

    2 plaques in Stanley Halls, 12 South Norwood Hill

  2. Emma Cons (1837 – 1912)

    1 plaque in 136 Seymour Place, Westminster, W1

  3. Zachary Macaulay (1768 – 1838)

    father of Thomas Babington Macaulay (1800 – 1859)

    1 plaque in 5 The Pavement, Clapham Common, SW4 0HY

  4. Israel Zangwill (1864 – 1926)

    1 plaque in 288 Old Ford Road, Bethnal Green, Tower Hamlets, E2

  5. Caroline Chisholm (1808 – 1877)

    1 plaque in 32 Charlton Place, Islington, N1

  6. Thomas Hodgkin (1798 – 1866)

    1 plaque in 35 Bedford Square

  7. George Peabody (1795 – 1869)

    4 plaques in 80 Eaton Square, Westminster, SW1, 1700 Sam Houston, ?, and 210 Francis St.

  8. Martha Combe (1806 – 1893)

    wife of Thomas Combe (1796 – 1872)

    1 plaque in St Barnabas' Church, Cardigan Street, Jericho

  9. Sir Francis Simon (1893 – 1956)

    1 plaque in 10 Belbroughton Road

  10. Sir Robert Mayer (1879 – 1985)

    1 plaque in 2 Mansfield Street

  11. Richard Cadbury (1835 – 1899)

    brother of George Cadbury (1839 – 1922)

    4 plaques in 17 Wheeleys Road, Edgbaston, Linden Road, Bournville Lane, and Bournville Carillon Vistor Centre - The Rest House - Bournville Village Green

  12. George Cadbury (1839 – 1922)

    father of Edward Cadbury (1873 – 1948)

    father of George Cadbury Junior (1878 – 1954)

    father of Henry Cadbury (1882 – 1952)

    brother of Richard Cadbury (1835 – 1899)

    husband of Dame Elizabeth Cadbury DBE (1858 – 1951)

    7 plaques in 32 George Road, Edgbaston, The Rest House, Bournville Village Green, Bournville Lane, Bournville Junior School - 140 Linden Road, Bournville, and Bournville Carillon Vistor Centre - The Rest House - Bournville Village Green

  13. Henry Wills (1856 – 1922)

    1 plaque in 23 Blenheim Road

  14. Clementia Taylor

    1 plaque in Aubrey House, Aubrey Walk, Kensington and Chelsea, W8

  15. William Morris (1877 – 1963)

    2 plaques in 16 James Street

  16. Thomas Combe (1796 – 1872)

    husband of Martha Combe (1806 – 1893)

    1 plaque in St Barnabas' Church, Cardigan Street, Jericho

  17. Christian Kunzle (1879 – 1954)

    1 plaque in Abbey National, Five Ways Shopping Centre, Broad Street

  18. Peter Taylor (1819 – 1891)

    1 plaque in Aubrey House, Aubrey Walk, Kensington and Chelsea, W8

  19. William Hesketh Lever (1851 – 1925)

    4 plaques in Inverforth House, North End Way, Camden, NW3, 16 Wood Street, and Palmyra Square South

  20. Cecil Jackson-Cole (1901 – 1979)

    1 plaque in 17 Broad Street

  21. Dr John Stansfeld (1854 – 1939)

    1 plaque in Paradise Square

  22. Muriel Lester (1885 – 1968)

    1 plaque in 47/49 Baldwins Hill

  23. Doris Lester (1886 – 1965)

    1 plaque in 47/49 Baldwins Hill

  24. Charles Wicksteed (1847 – 1931)

    1 plaque in Bryn Hafod, Hall Lane

  25. Charles Haddon Spurgeon (1834 – 1892)

    2 plaques in 99 Nightingale Lane, Wandsworth and London Road

  26. Bernard Sunley (1910 – 1964)

    2 plaques in 24 Berkeley Square

  27. Lady Georgiana Fullerton (1812 – 1885)

    1 plaque in Sacred Heart Church, Albert Road

  28. Nancy Ruth (born in 1942)

    1 plaque in 184 Roxborough Drive

  29. Sir Edward Coey (1805 – 1887)

    1 plaque in Merville House

  30. William Gibson (1838 – 1913)

    1 plaque in Drumbroneth House

  31. Barney Hughes (1808 – 1878)

    1 plaque in 11 College Square North

  32. Sir Samuel Kelly (1879 – 1937)

    1 plaque in 94 Castlereagh Street

  33. Sir William Whitla (1851 – 1933)

    1 plaque in Sir William Whitla Hall, Queen's University

  34. Sir Richard Wallace Bt MP (1818 – 1890)

    1 plaque in Castle House, Castle Street

  35. Thomas Adams (1807 – 1873)

    1 plaque in Adams Building, Stoney Street

  36. John Groom (1845 – 1919)

    1 plaque in 8 Sekforde Street, Clerkenwell

  37. Elizabeth Fry (1780 – 1845)

    daughter of John Gurney (1749 – 1809)

    wife of Joseph Fry (1777 – 1861)

    8 plaques in Poultry, EC2, Ifield Street, Upper Goat Lane, Mildmay Ct, Bellevue Rd, Earlham Hall, Gurney House, 195 Mare Street, Hackney, and Chiswick Square

  38. Dr Henry Jephson (1798 – 1878)

    1 plaque in The Parade

  39. Charles Knight (1791 – 1873)

    2 plaques in Bachelors Acre and 2 Castle Hill

  40. Sir Moses Montefiore (1784 – 1885)

    4 plaques in 90 Park Lane, Gate House, King George VI Memorial Park, W. Burleson and N. Fulton St., and ?

  41. Dr Stephen Perse (1548 – 1615)

    1 plaque in Whipple Museum of Science, Free School Lane

  42. Dr Matthew Carrington Sykes (1858 – 1922)

    1 plaque in Britannic House, Regent Street

  43. Susanna Winkworth (1820 – 1884)

    1 plaque in 31 Cornwallis Crescent

  44. Thomas R. Ferens (1847 – 1930)

    1 plaque in Ferens Art Gallery, Queen Victoria Square

  45. Joshua Watson (1771 – 1855)

    2 plaques in 117 Lower Clapton Road, Hackney

  46. Thomas Wrigley Grimshaw (1839 – 1900)

    1 plaque in Frederick Buildings, Molesworth Street

  47. Thomas Wall (1846 – 1930)

    1 plaque in 25 Worcester Road, Sutton

  48. Andrew Carnegie (1835 – 1919)

    33 plaques in 2161 Queen Street East, Pery Square, Newtown, Lea Bridge Road Library Leyton E10, Adam Smith Theatre, Bennochy Road, KY1 1ET, Station Road, Stricklandgate, ?, 204 8th St., 201 N. Main, Houston & 9th St., 101 N. Main, 201 N. Main, 3716 Lee St., Lafayette and Marrion, 502 N. Queen St., 207 N. Frances St., 207 N. Frances, 200 Rusk St., Decker and Owensville St., 301 S. Walnut, 100 N. 12th St., 2525 Washington Ave., 201 S. Denton St., 500 McKinney Ave, 1 Lou Finney Ln, 500 McKinney, 301 Pittsburgh St. (SR 1001, old PA 28), E Grant Ave. & Linden St. (PA 837), off the Gray's Woods exit of US 220/322, on Gray's Woods Blvd. / Scotia Rd., 231 E Wyoming Ave., at "B" St., 28 Barton Lane, Victoria Avenue, and 254 Clifton Drive South

  49. Dr Robert Frith

    1 plaque in Charlotte Quay, Irishtown

  50. John Feeney (1839 – 1905)

    1 plaque in Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, Great Charles Street Queensway

  51. Sir Thomas Lipton (1850 – 1931)

    1 plaque in Oakdale, Southgate, N14

  52. Dame Elizabeth Cadbury DBE (1858 – 1951)

    wife of George Cadbury (1839 – 1922)

    2 plaques in Bournville Carillon Vistor Centre - The Rest House - Bournville Village Green

  53. Edward Cadbury (1873 – 1948)

    brother of Henry Cadbury (1882 – 1952)

    brother of George Cadbury Junior (1878 – 1954)

    son of George Cadbury (1839 – 1922)

    2 plaques in Toposcope, Beacon Hill, Lickey Hills Country Park

  54. Percy Lionel Shurmer MP (1890 – 1959)

    1 plaque in Percy Shurmer Academy, Longmore Street, off Belgrave Middleway

  55. Sir John Jaffray (1818 – 1901)

    1 plaque in Consultancy Suite, Priory Hospital, Priory Road, Edgbaston

  56. Thomas Hinderwell (1744 – 1825)

    1 plaque in The Sunken Garden Harcourt Place

  57. Samuel Gurney (1786 – 1856)

    son of John Gurney (1749 – 1809)

    2 plaques in Earlham Hall

  58. Anthony J. Drexel (1826 – 1893)

    1 plaque in 48 S Third Street

  59. John Rylands (1801 – 1888)

    husband of Enriqueta Rylands (1843 – 1908)

    1 plaque in Edge Lane, Longford Park, Stretford

  60. Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792 – 1822)

    father of Sir Percy Florence Shelley (1819 – 1889)

    friend of Edward John Trelawney (1792 – 1881)

    husband of Mary Shelley (1797 – 1851)

    10 plaques in 15 Poland Street, W1, Warwick Street, 87 Marchmont Street, St Peter's, Shelley House, West Street, Applegarth House, Nelson Square, SE1, Via del Corso 375, Via Valfonda, 50123, West Street, and Reeds Hill, Easthampstead

Related Roles

  1. Quaker philanthropist

    Elizabeth Fry (1780 – 1845)

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