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Crystal Hale

Person   Born 10/12/1915 Died 26/11/1999

Categories: Children, Sport / Games

Campaigner and community activist. Daughter of Sir Alan Herbert, she lived in Islington for almost 50 years. Led the campaign to save the City Road Basin from being filled in and built on. Founded the Islington Boat Club and the annual Angel Canal Festival (initially Angel Day) in 1975 as a fund-raising event for the narrow boat 'Angel' used to give inner city children boat rides and trips into the countryside.

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Crystal Hale

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50162

Crystal Hale

London Borough of Islington In memory of Crystal Hale, 1915 - 1999, saviour o...

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45773

Islington Boat Club

In gratitude to Crystal Hale, tireless campaigner & founder of The Islington ...

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