Person    | Male  Born 19/1/1849  Died 9/8/1912

Alderman Sir Joseph Cockfield Dimsdale

Sheriff of the City of London, 1894.  Born Cornhill. Lord Mayor 1901-2. MP for the City of London from 1900 to 1906. Married Beatrice Eliza Bower Holdsworth in 1873.

Our correspondent, Alicia Collinson, for some years in the early 1990s a Common Councilman on the City of London Corporation, points out how odd it seems today, that the a-political City Corporation selected a sitting MP to hold the office of Lord Mayor, even if he was the next Alderman in order.

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Alderman Sir Joseph Cockfield Dimsdale

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Tower Bridge, 1894 - opening

In 1894 the royal personages listed at the top of the plaque as: Prince of Wa...

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