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Location Item Huguenot Name Year Details Website
Caterham, Surrey and St Peter and St Pauls church Chaldon SurreyRectorJames Legrew1769James Legrew was born on December 16th 1769 in Stewart Street, Spitalfields, London. He was the son of Obadiah and Martha, nee Hesse. Obadiah was a weaver and was descended from a family of Huguenot refugees. In 1830 James became Rector of Chaldon church [Surrey] and a year later Rector of St Lawrence Caterham [Surrey] as well. However, the church register shows that he was already an officiating minister at St. Lawrence’s in 1797. More Info...
Chertsey MuseumLadies GownReminiscent of Anna Maria Garthwaite18cMT. 2039 – Gown of cream silk brocade with large floral design. The gown is made up of 3 different silks, all of roughly the same date – c.mid 1730s. It has then been re-made during the 1750s. The silk used for the front portion of the skirt of the gown are reminiscent of the designs of Anna Maria Garthwaite. .More Info...
City of LondonSculpture/Fountain of Maternity by Aimé-Jules Dalou (1838-1902)1871 - 1879Born Paris of Huguenot background. Took refuge in England 1871-1879.
Cobham Surrey Painshillfurther information regarding the family history of David GenesteDavid GenesteMore Info...
Colliers Wood HouseResident owner and Trustee of Epsom TurnpikeSt Eloy, Peter1739St Eloy, Peter. Probably son of Isaac Gluyquet de St Eloy, born in Pluny, Brittany, naturalised in 1698. Peter was a lawyer and member of Doctors Commons. Resident owner of Colliers Wood House 1739-60. Had interest in calicoprinting. Trustee of Epsom Turnpike
Corner of Fournier Street and Brick Lane, SpitalfieldsBrick Lane MosqueJamme Masjidformer Protestant chapel known as ‘La Neuve Eglise’
Croydon MinsterFamily gravestoneJean Louis ChirolMore Info...
Dunham Massey, Altrincham, Nr ManchesterChapel Silk Wall PanelsEarl of Warrington1700The 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.
Dunham Massey, Altrincham, Nr Manchester2nd Earl of Warrington Silver CollectionEarl of WarringtonThe 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.
Epsom, Surreyfamily home, Woodcote Parkde Teissier1787family home - the url provides family history plus an illustration of the houseMore Info...
Fernfold, Surrey/Sussex borderGlass furnaceJean Carre
Fonblanque Road, SheernessRoadAt the moment an unknown Fonblanque
Geffrye Museum, Kingsland Road, Hackney, LondonPainting of the Roubel FamilyRoubel FamilyThe Museum bought this painting as an example of a family in an interior setting The Roubel family were jewellers and clockmakers and had a shop in Wade's Passage in Bath.
Greenwich Maritime MuseumEarly telescopeJohn DollondJean 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
Ham House2 Portrait minituresIsaac Oliver
Ham House7 Dolphin ChairsJean Poictevin
Ham HouseSleeping ChairJean Poictevin1677-78
Hampton CourtGatesJean Tijou
Hampton Court PalacePaintings, Furniture, Carvings, etcPaintings by Rousseau & Van Somer, Marot-style furniture, carvings by Pelletier, chimney piece by Le Sage, boundary screen by Tigou.
Heath Lane, Twickenham, SurreyAugustin NoverreHouse leased 1774 -1783Dancing masterMore Info...
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