Rugby's blue plaques - Lawrence Sheriff

Record details

Plaque
Lawrence Sheriff
Number
22
Description

Lawrence Sheriff was born quite near to the present site of Rugby School, of which he was the benefactor. He became a master grocer to Queen Elizabeth I. On his death, he left property in London. The income from this property was used to provide a school for children and four almshouses for the oldest and poorest men of Rugby and Brownsover.

Location
Rugby School, Lawrence Sheriff Street