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Shacklewell was the first official Quaker school for girls, established by George Fox, the founder of Quakerism, in 1668.
St Augustine’s Church
Before there was St John-at-Hackney, there was St Augustine’s Church, which was Hackney’s parish church from 1275 to 1789.
Waltham Abbey School
Waltham Abbey was the first official Quaker school for boys, established by George Fox, the founder of Quakerism, in 1668.
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The Golden Boy at Cock Lane
The statue of the Golden Boy marks the spot where the Great Fire of London was finally stopped. It sits at the corner of Cock Lane in Smithfield, so-named because of the many brothels lining the street.