The Hanbury Hall in Hanbury St was built in 1719 as a Huguenot Church, standing back from the road behind a courtyard with a pump.The building was extended in 1864 and is now the church hall for Christ Church, Spitalfields. Graffiti in French recently uncovered in a weavers’ loft in Elder St Former Huguenot residence in Elder St.Photo Credit: BACKGRID-USA Heidi Klum manages to keep a smile on her face in spite of inevitable problems ahead, due to her close relationship with Harvey Weinstein.
When he met Kelley in the late 90’s he gave up his heavy drinking and carousing, and they settled down and had 3 kids.
He’s still slim and good looking and works steadily – Don has two movies coming out in 2018.
Brick Lane Mosque was originally built in 1743 as a Huguenot Church, “L’Eglise de l’Hôpital,” replacing an earlier wooden chapel on the same site, and constructed with capacious vaults which could be rented out to brewers or vintners to subsidise running costs.
Water head from 1725 at 27 Fournier St with the initials of Pierre Bourdain, a wealthy Huguenot weaver who became Headborough and had the house built for him.
Inspired by the Huguenots of Spitalfields Festival, I set out in search of what other visual evidence remains of the many thousands that once passed through these narrow streets and Dr Robin Gwynn, author of The Huguenots of London, explained to me how they came here.