Grote Street E14
This street runs parallel to Gouger street as George Grote
1794-1871, was one of Gouger's greatest supporters in founding the colony. Gouger and Grote set up the S.A. Association
sub-committees in December 1833 to organise a church building society; one for establishing schools and another to procure a colonial library. Grote became first Treasurer of The Provisional Committee of the SA Association and supported the passage of the Foundation Act in Parliament August 1834.
He was an MP for the City of London from 1832 to 1841 where he introduced four resolutions and two bills in favour of the ballot. As Vice-Chancellor of London University, he advocated examinations and the admisssion of women to them. His History of Greece which is a masterpiece of 12 volumes, has been re-issued 4 times. George Grote refused a peerage in 1869. He is buried in Westminster Abbey.