Early Clan Members Peter Jefferson Smith’s Book

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Sep 032019
 
Early Clan Members Peter Jefferson Smith's Book

Important Architects lived in Clapham Featured in a soon-to be-published book, details below, this family of Architects led interesting and productive lives. This portrait catches Architect Edward I’Anson Senior in a thoughtful pose. The first member of the clan was painted by Lord Leighton, his great nephew, in 1851. The painting was part of an [Read More]

Lambeth Heritage Festival September 2017

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Jul 052017
 
Lambeth Heritage Festival September 2017

A month long festival led by Lambeth Archives and the Local History Forum. The Walcot Foundation is the sponsor for the 2017 Lambeth Heritage Festival in September Now in its fifth year, working together with Lambeth Archives and the Lambeth Local History Forum the three have made a rich program for all to enjoy There [Read More]

A Look At The Real Moriarty

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Apr 222017
 
A Look At The Real Moriarty

Peter Jefferson Smith writes about The Real Moriarty A wealthy American was the new tenant arriving in 1886 at West Lodge, an old house on Clapham Common North Side, but he was not what he seemed. He was actually one of the most successful criminals of those times,  Adam Worth, who was said to have [Read More]