Our History Blog

Our project aims to recover some of this 1600 years of history through archival and scholarly research, as well as building on the collective memory of a thousand years of parishioners and visitors to St Pancras. We hope that some of you reading this blog might have your own memories or family history to contribute, and we welcome stories, photos and whatever else you might have to share.

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Samuel Cooper (1609-1672) was the most famous miniature painter of his age.  He was born in London in1609.  He learned miniature painting from his uncle, John Hoskins, who lived and worked in Bedford Square and was himself an eminent miniaturist. ...