Lloyd’s Row, EC1R

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Named after the Lloyd Baker family, either Thomas John (who died 1841) or his son Thomas Barwick Lloyd Baker (November 14, 1807 – December 10, 1886), the educationalist, social reformer, and ornithologist, who set up one of the first reform schools for young criminals. The Lloyd Baker family were members of the landed gentry with their seat, Hardwick Court, in Gloucester. They also owned land around Islington, which they developed in the early part of the 19thCentury, naming many of the new streets after themselves, see Lloyd Street, Lloyd Square and Lloyd Baker Street; members of the family, see Granville Street, Granville Square; or, places connected with themselves, see Gloucester Way, Harwicke Mews, Hardwick Street.

 

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