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Total benches found: 11.

  1. John Gast 1772 - 1837 Deptford shipwright, trade unionist, worker's rights advocate and chartist.
    Location: Deptford Park School, Evelyn Street, London SE8 5SE, United Kingdom

  2. Margaret McMillan 1860 - 1931 Early Years Health & Education Pioneer. Campaigner for universal suffrage. Founded Rachel McMillan Nursery in 1914
    Location: Deptford Park School, Evelyn Street, London SE8 5SE, United Kingdom

  3. Samuel Pepys FRS 1633 - 1703 Diarist, naval administrator, Master of Trinity House. Frequent visitor to Deptford Dockyard.
    Location: Deptford Park School, Evelyn Street, London SE8 5SE, United Kingdom

  4. John Evelyn FRS 1620 - 1706 Arboriculturalist, diarist, gardener. Founder member of the Royal Society. Lived and worked at Sayes Court Manor
    Location: 100 Evelyn Street, London SE8 5RJ, United Kingdom

  5. Octavia Hill 1838 - 1912 Campaigned to protect green space for all. A failed campaign to preserve Sayes Court led to the foundation of The National Trust
    Location: 100 Evelyn Street, London SE8 5RJ, United Kingdom

  6. Deptford Park Former Evelyn market garden renowned for onions, celery and asparagus. Opened as a puplic park in 1897. Designed by Lt. Col John J Sexby.
    Location: 100 Evelyn Street, London SE8 5RJ, United Kingdom

  7. Oloudah Equiano 1745 - 1797 Writer and abolitionist. Arrived as a slave in Deptford. Purchased his own freedom by 1768.
    Location: 104 Evelyn Street, London SE8 5RJ, United Kingdom

  8. Grinling Gibbons 1648 - 1721 Deptford Dockyard woodcarver. His work adorns St. Pauls Cathedral, St. Nicholas Church and The Royal Palaces
    Location: Grinstead Road, London SE8 5BJ, United Kingdom

  9. Peter the Great 1672 - 1725 Czar of Russia stayed at Sayes Court Manor in 1698 as part of a European tour to learn shipbuilding and maritime navigation
    Location: Grinstead Road, London SE8 5BJ, United Kingdom

  10. London and Greenwich Railway (L&GR) 1836 The world's first entirely elevated railway continues to take passengers to Deptford, London's oldest railway station.
    Location: Grinstead Road, London SE8 5BJ, United Kingdom

  11. The Pepys Estate Officially opened on July 13th, 1966 Built by the Greater London Council for "the peaceful enjoyment and well-being of Londoners"
    Location: Grinstead Road, London SE8 5BJ, United Kingdom