Group    From 1970 

Battersea Society

Categories: Community / Clubs, History

As so often happens, this group was formed to campaign against the proposed demolition of something, in this case Albert Bridge. Thankfully their campaign was successful and they have gone on to similar campaigns and generally to improve the quality of life in Battersea.

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Battersea Society

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Donald Swann

Donald Swann, 1923 - 1994, composer, songwriter and entertainer, lived here 1...

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Hilda Hewlett

The plaque is located on the site of her first factory which was called the O...

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Katherine Mackay Low

Katharine Mackay Low, 1855 - 1923, philanthropist, in whose memory this settl...

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Sir George Shearing

Sir George Shearing OBE, 1919 - 2011, jazz pianist and composer. The Batterse...

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Other Subjects

Brixton Bomb Victims Appeal Committee

Brixton Bomb Victims Appeal Committee

Formed to assist victims of the Brixton nail bomb.

Group, Benefactor, Community / Clubs

1 memorial
Britain Vietnam Association

Britain Vietnam Association

This non-political, non-commercial association is now known as the Mekong Club. The picture source website gives an account of the history of the association.

Group, Community / Clubs, Vietnam

1 memorial
International Students House

International Students House

ISH began life in 1917 as Student Movement House, a social centre opened at 32 Russell Square in memory of students who died in WW1. 1932 - 46 the warden of Student Movement House was Mary Trevelya...

Group, Community / Clubs, Education

1 memorial
British Comedy Society / Dead Comics Society

British Comedy Society / Dead Comics Society

Originated in the front room of John Gatenbys' family home in Highgate, during a discussion concerning Peter Seller's nearby childhood home. Out of this the 'Dead Comics Society' was born and their...

Group, Community / Clubs, History, Humour

13 memorials