Berkeley Hotel London

Berkeley Hotel London

The Berkeley Hotel London or just called The Berkeley is one of the top iconic luxury five-star hotels in UK’s capital. However, it has a very humble origin. It started as a simple coffee house in the corner of Piccadilly on Berkeley Street called the Gloucester Coffee House. This was the base for the drivers of the mail coaches travelling to and from the West Country and for this reason it got the name. Directly it has nothing to do with the Berkeley family in Gloucestershire or the town there.…

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LAURA AND THEODORA

LAURA AND THEODORA

Laura and Theodora – we are the Berkeley Girls and best friends. We know each other from the Berkeley University in California. This website is a fun project and we will see, where this journey will take us. We both love history and while researching the content for this website, it has been very interesting for us, to discover all the different correlations.

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Mary Lalle Foley-Berkeley 17th Baroness Berkeley

Mary Lalle Foley-Berkeley 17th Baroness Berkeley

Mary Lalle Foley was born in Chertsey, Surrey, England on 9th October 1905. She was the youngest daughter of Lieutenant-Colonel Frank Wigram Foley and Eva Mary FitzHardinge Milman, 16th Baroness Berkeley. Eva Mary Fizhardinge Foley was born as Eva Mary Fizhardinge Milman on 4th March 1875 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Eva Mary was the daughter of Major-General Gustavus Hamilton Lockwood Milman and Louisa Mary Foley, 15th Baroness Berkeley. She died in Wycomb, Leicestershire on the 4th December 1964. The barony fell for the 2nd time into abeyance as there was…

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