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
French Hospital, La Providence The plaque is on St Lukes Primary School, Bath Street, London A hospital for Huguenot refugees The four acres of land was purchased in 1708, with money gifted by Jacques de Gastigny. The sum of £1, 000. An almhouse was built and turned into a hospital for the Huguenot people of Smithfield, London. It opened in 1718 with eighty beds.
great grand mother spitalfield location ? unknown kirk married name of great grand mother, my grand mother ,daughter Rose Violet kirk
Henri de Bossart, chef lived in Battersea, London, worked in Soho no known trace except Census Had two sons: Victor and Henri (both family Christian names alternating each generation). Believed to have arrived in London as a refugee in the late 19th century
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 surnames London Marmoy/Marmoi surname Trying to find more information on this surname, I can only find a great grandmother
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.
Huguenots Really You Believe me
Hyett Bethnal Green/Bow a family of tailors This family were tailors .I have traced them back to Edward Hyett, tailor, DOB 26/01/1793. were they Huguenots?
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
La providence Rochester, Kent Square of houses off High Street, allegedly home to Hugenots- in c18? One house ('Rutland House') in Square used by Mathematical School, Rochester, a few yards away, as Sixth Form base in 1950s. I did my A Levels there!
Mose Lanier Okeechobee, Florida Deceased 1650. His paternal grandfathers trace back to Nicholas Lanier the Elder Mose was an early Everglades settler and scout.
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.

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