Group    From 1857  To 1974

Conservators of the River Thames / Thames Conservancy

Came into being as a result of the Thames Conservancy Act,1857. Completed the building of Teddington Lock. Lost some of its responsibilities in 1909 to the Port of London Authority and in 1974 the Thames Water Authority took over the rest.

The picture shows an enamalled metal 1922 Thames Conservancy registration badge for a vessel.

Richard Griffiths tells us that on Oliver's Island - downstream from Kew Bridge - there is a large stone block inscribed: BOUNDARY OF THE JURISDICTION OF THE CONSERVATORS OF THE RIVER THAMES 1868.

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
Conservators of the River Thames / Thames Conservancy

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Thames Conservancy

Thames Conservancy - 1925

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Thames head

The lettering in this granite stone was originally picked out, probably in go...

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This section lists the memorials created by the subject on this page:
Conservators of the River Thames / Thames Conservancy

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Teddington Lock - 1858

We found the punctuation on this plaque so peculiar we have transcribed it ex...

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Other Subjects

London steam carriage

London steam carriage

Londonist have a piece on this early manifestation of the car and steam locomotive, rolled into one.

Vehicle, Engineering, Transport

1 memorial
Boylett Herbert Jupe

Boylett Herbert Jupe

Electrician on the RMS Titanic. A full résumé of his life can be found on the Encyclopedia Titanica website. He is also commemorated on the Engineers Memorial, Andrews East Park, Above Bar Street,...

Person, Engineering, Tragedy

1 memorial
Jonathan Shepherd

Jonathan Shepherd

Junior Assistant 2nd Engineer on the RMS Titanic. A full résumé of his life can be found on the Encyclopedia Titanica website. He is also commemorated on the Engineers Memorial, Andrews East Park,...

Person, Engineering, Tragedy

1 memorial
Jim Marshall

Jim Marshall

Businessman and pioneer of guitar amplification. Born in London. An electrical engineer he built a portable amplification system, which he used in his evening job as a singer and drummer.  On 7 Jul...

Person, Engineering, Music / songs

2 memorials
Captain Michael Studholme

Captain Michael Studholme

HM Surveyor of Roads, 1690-1715.  Not a poor man, he owned property in St Martin's-in-the-Fields, St James's and Dover.

Person, Engineering

1 memorial