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Weʼre raising £1,500 to place a bench in Russell Square in the memory of Catherine Candon de Sousa

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Catherine Candon de Sousa died on 20th March 2018 at the age of 91 years and she is buried in Dublin, which was her birthplace. For much of the last 20 years of her life she lived close to Russell Square in Holborn, London. She was well known in the locality and worked as a volunteer in the British Museum and the Foundling Museum. She loved to spend time in Russell Square and would often meet friends there when the weather permitted!

Catherine's family and friends are planning to dedicate a bench with a plaque in her memory, which can be visited by family and friends when in London. The cost of this will be £1500 which the immediate family will pay substantially towards, but other friends or family can also contribute using this page.

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    • George & Karim

      George & Karim

      Aug 3, 2018


    • Joan Peake

      Joan Peake

      Jun 28, 2018

      For a lovely friend and neighbour. From us all.


    • David and Jennifer Tiptaft

      David and Jennifer Tiptaft

      Jun 10, 2018

      We are so pleased to be a small part of this memorial to lovely Catherine. David and jenny


    • Lorenzo, Davide, Gian Marco and Nadia

      Lorenzo, Davide, Gian Marco and Nadia

      Jun 3, 2018

      We all cherish the memories of the times we spent with Catherine as children. We will remember her as a wise, strong woman, who shared her knowledge and love generously.

    • Barbara Bohanna

      Barbara Bohanna

      Jun 1, 2018

      This is a small donation towards the memorial bench for Catherine. I think it is a lovely idea and one that she would have so appreciated.


    • Anonymous


      May 22, 2018

      Very pleased to have the opportunity of contributing to 'Catherine's bench.'Thank youAnna and family

    • Sheila Rowe

      Sheila Rowe

      May 19, 2018

      In memory of Catherine who was a great friend and a companion on trips to India, Norway, Finland and Iceland, all to do with textiles and weaving.


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