London Borough of Camden in Greater London County, England, United Kingdom
Father Basil Jellicoe
for the community
replacing the slums
of Somers Town
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Charity & Public Work.
Location. 51° 31.912′ N, 0° 8.05′ W. Marker is in London Borough of Camden, England, in Greater London County. Marker is at the intersection of Werrington Street and Aldenham Street, on the right when traveling north on Werrington Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: London Borough of Camden, England NW1 1QN, United Kingdom. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mary Wollstonecraft (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); George Padmore (about 150 meters away); Charles Dickens (about 150 meters away); St. Pancras Old Church (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); The Last Goon Show (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Burma Railway Memorial (approx. half a kilometer away); Euston War Memorial Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Hospital (approx. half a kilometer away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in London Borough of Camden.
Also see . . . Basil Jellicoe (Wikipedia). "John Basil Lee Jellicoe (5 February 1899 - 24 August 1935) was a priest in the Church of England best known for his work as a housing reformer....Jellicoe was born in Chailey, Sussex. A graduate of Magdalen College Oxford, he later studies at St. Stephen's House, Oxford and was ordained as an Anglican priest and became missioner at the Magdalen Mission at St Mary's Church in Somers Town, London. He was founder of the St Pancras Housing Association (originally the St Pancras House Improvement Society) and several other housing associations in London, Sussex and Cornwall. He toured the country in his small car fundraising and selling loan stock to fund these projects....Jellicoe died in Uxbridge on 24 August 1935. A blue plaque was unveiled in his honour in Camden in 2014." (Submitted on May 15, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.)
Credits. This page was last revised on May 15, 2018. It was originally submitted on May 15, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 71 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 15, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.