John
Passmore
Edwards
1823-1911

Sydenham Teachers' Orphanage

Bust of John Passmore Edwards

Passmore Edwards House

1899

Orginally built as a private residence in the 1770s, Westwood House, Sydenham, was purchased by Passmore Edwards and adapted to become Passmore Edwards House, an orphanage for the children of teachers.

Sydenham Teachers' Orphanage. Original drawing from  " Passmore Edwards Institutions, Founding and Opening Ceremonies" by J J MacDonald, published in 1900 by The Strand Newspaper Company Ltd.
Alterations by J L Pearson in 1874.
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Acknowledgement of contributions and  copyright
© Dean Evans 2003
March 21, 2005
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