Biographies & Pen Portraits
Setting the scene
The establishment o
(More background on City and Guilds of London Institute (CGLI), Finsbury Technical College, the Central Institution and the City and Guilds of London Art School).
(Founder of the Club and Institute Union, Social Reformer and a key player in Charity Organisation, the Artizans’ Institute and the Working Men’s Club Movement).</i
Henry Solly, (see biographies on this website), was heavily involved in establishing both these organisations and it was his interest in
A special committee was established in 1877 by a number of Livery Companies under the chairmanship of George Bartley to enquire and inve
Some basic definitions:
Livery Companies: had their origins in England before 1066.
Dissenting academies played an important part and made a major contribution to the development of the English educational system from the mid-17th to the 1
With the progress of science in the 17th century in such subjects as astronomy, anatomy, mechanics and physiology along with the multitude of inventions and the improvement of sc
One of the aims following the
Educationalist, First Secretary of the CGLI and Founding Principal of Finsbury Technical College.
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