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Location Item Huguenot Name Year Details Website
London, SE5Street name - de Crespigny Park, Champion HillSie Claude Champion de Crespigny1800'sNamed after the 18thC Camberwell family of de Crespigny, of Huguenot origin, which included Sir Claude Champion de Crespigny, whose estate was nearby.
Lower Mitcham, SurreyLessee of the Manor House, Lower Mitcham SurreyMarlar, John and father Thomas Marlar of WallingtonLondon merchant with address in King Street, Cheapside. Lessee of the Manor House, Lower Mitcham, from 1782 until his death in 1790. Son of Thomas Marlar of Wallington, a gentleman of Huguenot descent who was involved in the calicoprinting industry. He was a citizen and haberdasher of London, and died 1748.
MitchamWilliam Asprey1781Calico/silk printer
Mitcham, Haultain et Cie, Calico Printing WorksTheodore HultaineIn operation and employing 40 operatives in 1714More Info...
Mitcham, SurreyLeather and Parchment MillSavignac, Pillet1769Proprietor of a mill manufacturing leather and parchment at Goat Green from about 1769.
Mitcham, SurreyPerson, occupying a house in MitchamJohn Du BoisDu Bois, John Citizen and weaver of the City of London. City Sheriff in 1662. Involved in dispute with Tories. Owner of substantial house in Mitcham until his death in 1684. Descended from Jacques Du Bois of Lille.
Mitcham, SurreyThomas BlankeBlanke, ThomasLondon merchant, member of Haberdasher's Company. Purchased estate in Lower Mitcham in 1562. Died c.1563. Local benefactor. Blanke, Sir Thomas Son of Thomas, member of Haberdasher's Company. Lord Mayor of London 1582. Inherited father's Mitcham estate. Died 1588 whilst a London alderman.
Mitcham, SurreyEagle HouseThomas Le BlaneLessee of Eagle House Mitcham Lessee of Eagle House, a large property in Upper Mitcham, from c.1756 to 1766. A vestryman, he served as parish overseer in 1763/4.
Mitcham/Carshalton BordersCopper mills (copper etching/printing/)Thyotts, William1740Thoytts, William. Described as a coppersmith of Whitechapel in an agreement dated 1743. Operating copper mills on Mitcham borders with Carshalton in 1740s and at Merton in late 18th century.
Northhamptonshire and Bloomsbury respectivelyBoughton House & Montagu HouseRalph Montague1700'sHouses belonging to Ralph Montagu, 17thC British ambassador to France, Hugenot fan, art lover and lecher. Montagu House is no more (transformed into the British Museum ) but Boughton House is still full of furniture and paintings made by Huguenots
Orange Street WC2Orange Street Congregational ChapelThe chapel was formerly used for French Protestant worship.
Painshill Park, CobhamDavid GenesteBorn 1692 , arrived at Painshill in 1742 Employed as vine grower to the Honourable Charles HamiltonMore Info...
Phipps Bridge MitchamCalico and Silk Printing WorksWilliam Asprey and younger brother Edward Asprey
Private collections of descendants, USAThree marquetry Victorian boxes James Lefevre1900Made by Huguenot cabinetmaker James Lefevre Claisse of Bethnal Green
Rochester, KentLa Providence. Square of houses off High StreetOne house ('Rutland House') in Square used by Mathematical School, Rochester.
Sidney Wood, nr Alfold SurreyGlass furnaceJean Carre
Soho SquareFrench Church - Modern doorway carving represents the Huguenot refugee experience.1550The direct descendant of the first foreign Protestant church founded in the City in 1550.
SpitalfieldsRegister of the Church of the ArtilleryEsther Igou1702My ancestor, Esther Igou, is listed in this church registry (in 1702) along with the name Pierre Mallandain.
St Paul’s CathedralCraftsmanship & memorialJean Tijou, Edward RiouGates by Jean Tijou inside the cathedral. Memorial to Captain Edward Riou RN at the west end of the crypt.
Sunbury-on-ThamesStreet nameFrench Street
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