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

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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.
Rosier family Mitcham Surrey area family trace we know they were there from the early 1800s but no clue as to their early days
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.
Silk weaver's patterns woven 40 Cranbrook Street, Bethnal Green Benjamin Hale's predecessors wove 'heavy patterned silk fabrics'. A pattern which survived into early 20th century was of a 'Paisley style' design in bright coloured hand-woven silk, also a web of silk ready for the loom in peach colour, and silk shears, worn and used (not scissors which catch the threads in their join
Silk Weavers Spitalfields occupation
Silvercraft Actively traded and in private collections Silvercraft by Daniel and Charles May, Huguenot family in Blackfriar's, Shoreditch, BG etc mid-1700s-1800s Charles and Daniel both appear in Grimwade's Biographies, and their work is actively traded and can be seen online. There is a private collection of Charles May's thimbles in Australia.
silverware Dunham Massey, Altrincham, Nr Manchester 2nd Earl of Warrington Silver Collection The Warrington Silver Collection was largely made by Huguenot silversmiths as they were incredibly highly skilled, and, in the early days, compartively cheaper than their English counterparts.
St Matthew's Bethnal Green Peter Renvoize whose family tomb is within the church grounds. He was a sibling of Elizabeth Renvoize.
Street name London, SE5 de Crespigny Park Named after the 18th century Camberwell family of de Crespigny, of Huguenot origin, which included Sir Claude Champion de Crespigny, whose estate was nearby.
Street name London, SE5 Champion Hill Named after the 18th century Camberwell family of de Crespigny, of Huguenot origin, which included Sir Claude Champion de Crespigny, whose estate was nearby.
surname godier spitalfields surname
The Flower Pot An historic pub called the Flower Pot was situated at "the Corner of Cock-lane and Brick-lane, in the Road leading from Shoreditch to Bethnal-green" (now 120 Bethnal Green Road) , just a few steps from Brick Lane, and was present by 1800, when it hosted Building Sources: 1), and 2) The (London) Times, Sat, 29 Jun 1793, p 4 (the latter being an advertisement for the sale of Mr. Boniface Claisse's (a Huguenot) leaseholds--Nos. 139 and 140 Brick Lane;
The Flower Pot, cont'd ...meetings of a local Huguenot society. It survived as a pub until at least 1917, but is now long-closed and in retail and cafe use. Building
Thomas Sanders Dupuiss Westminster Abbey Monument Musician, organist and composer to the King. Died in 1796. Organist at Charlotte Street Chapel.

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