City of London, England, United Kingdom
City of London School for Girls
City of London
School for Girls
Erected by City of London Corporation.
Marker series. This marker is included in the City of London Corporation marker series.
Location. 51° 30.728′ N, 0° 6.405′ W. Marker is in City of London, England. Marker is on Carmelite Street just south of Tudor Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: City of London, England EC4Y 0BS, United Kingdom.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Victoria R.I. (about 180 meters away, measured in a direct line); Sunday Times Premiere Issue (about 180 meters away); The Palace of Bridewell (about 180 meters away); Samuel Pepys (about 210 meters away); The Black Friar (about 210 meters away); Blackfriars Bridge (about 210 meters away); Bradbury & Evans (about 210 meters away); T.P. O’Connor (about 210 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in City of London.
Also see . . .
1. History (City of London School for Girls). "Founded by a City merchant, William Ward, in 1881, the City of London (Submitted on April 18, 2018.)
2. City of London School for Girls (Wikipedia). "The school was founded using a bequest by William Ward, a merchant of Brixton, in 1894. It was his conviction that girls should be given a broad and liberal education with an emphasis on scholarship; he left a third of his fortune to the City of London to fund the foundation of a girls' school, a £20,000 legacy for the City of London Corporation. The school now receives financial support from the City Livery Companies as well as banks and other City firms. Links with the City of London remain strong – the City administers the school and the Board of Governors is appointed by the Court of Common Council. The school has strong links with its brother school – the City of London School is just a 15-minute walk away." (Submitted on April 18, 2018.)
Categories. • Education • Women •
Credits. This page was last revised on April 18, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 18, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 49 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 18, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.