Event    From 1950 

50 years of Lionism in the British Isles

Lions Clubs International were begun on 7 June 1917 in America by a Chicago businessman. The first Lions Club in the UK was formed in London in 1950. From LionsMD105: "We are one of the largest service organisations in the World. As members of Lions Clubs we volunteer our time and skills to provide selfless, effective, community service to answer the needs that challenge communities. By doing this we enjoy the Fun and Fellowship of serving the community at both Local, National and International levels."

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50 years of Lionism in the British Isles

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Lionism in the British Isles

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Marian Leigh

Marian Leigh

Andrew Behan has researched this lady and discovered the following: Born about 1837 as Marian Prescott in Manchester, the daughter of Cyril and Marian Prescott. Her father was a solicitor. 12 Sept...

Person, Benefactor

1 memorial
Christopher Moorsom

Christopher Moorsom

Public relations executive. Flamboyant personality who was a friend of a wide variety of international personalities. Among his varied activities, he arranged the coverage of the coronation of Ssab...

Person, Benefactor, Politics & Administration, Cuba, Greece, USA

1 memorial
Sir John Wollaston

Sir John Wollaston

Born at Perton in Staffordshire. His name varies in spelling: Wollaston or Woolaston. In London, apprenticed to the Goldsmiths' Company from 1604 to 1611. Achieved great wealth in the City of Londo...

Person, Benefactor, Lord Mayor, Politics & Administration

1 memorial
Edith Fletcher

Edith Fletcher

Donor to St George's Cathedral, Southwark.  From The Tablet 25 February 1922: "A crucifix standing twenty feet in height has been erected outside St. George's Cathedral, Southwark, as a  memorial t...

Person, Benefactor

1 memorial