huguenots of spitalfields
huguenots of spitalfields
huguenots of spitalfields
huguenots of spitalfields
huguenots of spitalfields
huguenots of spitalfields

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Subject Where It Is What it Is Additional Info
Art Geffrye Museum, Kingsland Road, Hackney, London Painting of the Roubel Family I am related to this family and have seen the original in their collection. They bought it as an example of a family in an interior. The Roubel family were jewellers and clockmakers and had a shop in Wade's Passage in Bath. The father had worked for Paul
Art Westminster Abbey Memorials to, and sculpures by, Huguenots. Effigies and sculptures by Roubiliac, Poultrain, Le Sueur. Memorials to Field Marshal Ligonier, Isaac Casaubon, David Garrick.
Art and manufacture Victoria & Albert Museum, London SW7 Extensive collection of silk and ceramics.
Artwork & furniture Hampton Court Palace, Surrey KT8 9AU Paintings by Rousseau & Van Somer, Marot-style furniture, carvings by Pelletier, chimney piece by Le Sage, boundary screen by Tigou.
Boughton house & Montagu house Northhamptonshire and Bloomsbury respectively Houses belonging to Ralph Montagu, 17th century british ambassador to France, Hugenot fan, art lover and lecher Montagu house is no more (transformed into the BM) but Boughton Hs is still full of furniture and paintings made by Hugonots
Burial ground Wandsworth, London SW18 "Mount Nod" - burial ground at top of East Hill containing numerous French tombstones."
Burial ground/cemetery Bunhill Fields, London Early nonconformist cemetery Burials of Huguenots were usually in Anglican churchyards thus they appear in parish registers, but some can be found in the early nonconformist cemetery at Bunhill Fields, London.
Cabinetmaking Private collections of descendants, USA Three marquetry Victorian boxes made ca 1900 by Huguenot cabinetmaker James Lefevre Claisse of Bethnal Green
Ceramics from the Chelsea Porcelain Factory Brighton and Hove Museum The factory was run by Flemish Huguenot Nicholas Sprimont www.brighton-hove-rpml.org.uk
Craftsmanship & memorial St Paul's Cathedral, London Gates by Jean Tijou inside the cathedral. Memorial to Captain Edward Riou RN at the west end of the crypt.
Family Oral Story England Huguenot ancestry Susan Sheppard (b. 1799, Herts, England), dau. of Marie de Fawcett, a French Huguenot. No evidence ever found, no trace of any Marie de Fawcett ever found.
French Church Soho Square, London W1 The direct descendant of the first foreign Protestant church founded in the City in 1550. Modern doorway carving represents the Huguenot refugee experience.
Huguenot House 19 Oxendon Street, SW1Y 4EH Currently mixed use building, including a community since 1965. (Oscar Garry design.) Likely the only building in London named specifically after the Huguenots still standing. In one of the original areas of Huguenots in central London (Orange Street and Oxendon Street, near Soho). Named for the Huguenots and their legacy including safe ho
Huguenot trail Bristol Memorials to Huguenots (who came to Bristol in 1680s) in Lord Mayor's Chapel & nearby nearby St Stephen's Church. Also fine ironwork in Huguenot style in both churches.
Jamme Masjid Corner of Fournier Street and Brick Lane, Spitalfields E1 former Protestant chapel known as ‘La Neuve Eglise’
John Dollond Greenwich Maritime Museum Early telescope Jean Delon, later John Dolland created one of the very early telescopes. His son in law Jesse Ramsden created an early sextant used by Captain Cook on his voyages to Australia, and also at Greenwich
Orange Street Congregational Chapel Orange Street, London WC2 The chapel was formerly used for French Protestant worship.
Shop front 56-58 Artillery Lane, Spitalfields Home of silk merchants Jourdain and Rybot, built c. 1756
Silk Dunham Massey, Altrincham, Nr Manchester Chapel Silk Wall Panels The original silk wall covering was woven in London's Spitalfields around 1700 when George Booth, 2nd Earl of Warrington, refurbished the chapel in the Presbyterian style, before adding further silk between 1752 and 1754. The decoration behind the altar,
Silk weaver's home 40 Cranbrook Street, Bethnal Green Huguenot Silk weaver's family home Charles Kingsley, author of 'The Water Babies' lodged next door during his social conditions research into the status of the poor.

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