Archived on 6/5/2022

Frederick Horniman - what about his heiresses?

1 Sep '20

Nice blog post about the family history of Frederick Horniman’s kids:

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2 Sep '20

Very interesting. Good spot Chris. Wasn’t someone suggesting marching on the museum to confront them and their colonial past a few months ago ? I guess once the shops opened again, they lost interest.

3 Sep '20

Fredericks son Emslie was a councillor in Chelsea and gifted Emslie Horniman’s Pleasance, an arts and crafts designed open space, to the local area.

Traditionally it is the starting point for Notting Hill Carnival.

8 Sep '20

The bonnets the girls are wearing look nearly as big as them! No wonder they look sullen!