Ashbee, Charles Robert b. May 17, 1863 d. May 23, 1942 Designer, Entrepreneur. He was part of the English Arts and Crafts movement begun by John Ruskin and William Morris. He was educated at Wallington College and King's College, Cambridge. He then studied under the architect George Frederick Bodley, before founding the Guild and School of Handicraft in 1888. The Guild specialized in metalworking, making jewellery, wrought ironwork and furniture, while the attached school taught crafts. He also undertook complete house design, including furniture...[Read More] (Bio by: js) St Peter and St Paul Churchyard, Seal, Sevenoaks District, Kent, England Plot: Cremated, ashes interred in the churchyard, memorial in the nave.
Pratt, Sir. Charles b. March, 1714 d. April 18, 1794 English Jurist and Politician. He was a champion of civil liberties and the rights of the jury in English courts. He was also the founder of the London Borough of Camden. He was educated at Eton and King's College, Cambridge. He began practicing law in the Middle Temple in 1728, and became a fellow of King's College in 1748. After a slow start to his career, he achieved prominence when he defended William Owen, a bookseller, against a government prosecution for seditious libel in 1752. During...[Read More] (Bio by: js) St Peter and St Paul Churchyard, Seal, Sevenoaks District, Kent, England Plot: Nave