City of Westminster in Greater London County, England, United Kingdom
The Imperial Society of Knights Bachelor
was founded on
27th April 1908
31 Essex Street
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations. A significant historical date for this entry is April 27, 1908.
Location. 51° 30.733′ N, 0° 6.747′ W. Marker is in City of Westminster, England, in Greater London County. Marker is on Essex Street just south of Strand, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 31 Essex Street, City of Westminster, England, United Kingdom. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Edgar Wallace (within shouting distance of this marker); Essex Street (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Lady Henry Somerset Memorial (about 120 meters away); The George (about 120 meters away); William Edward Forster (about 120 meters away); Twinings (about 120 meters away); Sole Survivor (about 150 meters away); King’s Reach (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in City of Westminster.
Also see . . . Imperial Society of Knights Bachelor (Wikipedia). "The Imperial Society of Knights Bachelor was formed in 1908 and received Royal recognition in 1912. Its patron is Queen Elizabeth II. It is a registered charity and seeks to uphold the dignity of Knight Bachelor and the rights of the degree of knighthood at all times, to register every duly authenticated knighthood, and to advise members on matters relating to the degree....Its charitable objectives include the relief of poverty, the advancement of education, support for hospitals, the elderly, and the needy. A particular objective is to encourage Knights Bachelor within the Commonwealth to develop understanding and cooperation between the citizens of the Commonwealth." (Submitted on December 12, 2017.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 12, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 156 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on December 12, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. 2. submitted on May 15, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.