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Ernest Arthur Ebblewhite

Ernest Arthur Ebblewhite

Barrister, local politician and Mayor of Hornsey  1908-9. He was a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries, and published a number of books on historical subjects. In the 1890s the College of Arms, Lo...

Person, History, Politics & Administration

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Sir Sidney Nolan

Sir Sidney Nolan

Artist. Born Sidney Robert Nolan in Carlton, Melbourne. He is best known for his paintings of Australian people, particularly Ned Kelly. He moved to London in 1951.

Person, Art, Australia

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Carl Davis

Carl Davis

Conductor and composer who has lived in the UK since 1961. Born New York City. He has written music for more than 100 television programmes, but is best known for creating music to accompany silent...

Person, Music / songs, USA

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John Sullivan

John Sullivan

Television comedy scriptwriter. Born John Richard Thomas Sullivan in Balham. He had his first break with the sitcom 'Citizen Smith', and 'Dear John' and 'Just Good Friends' followed. His outstandin...

Person, TV & Radio

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W. H. Gunton

W. H. Gunton

Architect. Photo shows another work of Gunton's in London, "The exterior of Jacob's biscuit factory on Dockhead, Bermondsey. The building still exists, renamed The Italian Building, and with a furt...

Person, Architecture

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Sir Thomas Neill

Sir Thomas Neill

Irish-born insurance executive and pioneer of National Health Insurance. In 1894 he became general manager of the London, Edinburgh and Glasgow Insurance Company and joined the board of directors ...

Person, Politics & Administration, Ireland

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Alice Drakoules

Alice Drakoules

Campaigner for animal welfare. Alice Marie Drakoules (née Lambe) was born c.1850 near Brussels to English parents.  1876 married William Lewis, the managing director of the Union Assurance Company...

Person, Animals, Belgium

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Charles Walter Clark

Charles Walter Clark

Architect. Chief architect for the Metropolitan Railway Company, designing 25 London Underground stations. Also designed houses for Metro-land, which that railway opened up for housing. His Wikiped...

Person, Architecture

2 memorials
Sir John Fowler

Sir John Fowler

Civil engineer. Born in Wadsley, Sheffield. Fowler's was a long and eminent career, spanning most of the 19th century's railway expansion, and he was engineer, adviser or consultant to many British...

Person, Engineering

1 memorial
Joseph Whitaker

Joseph Whitaker

Born in London, apprenticed to a bookseller aged fourteen. With experience of a number of firms he set up his own publishing business. 1858 launched The Bookseller. 1869 published the first issue o...

Person, Journalism / Publishing, Sport / Games

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