Person    | Female  Born 25/3/1908  Died 2/5/1985

Dame Bridget D'Oyly Carte DBE

Theatre manager. Born Suffolk Street, Pall Mall. Grand-daughter of Richard D'Oyly Carte.

Became her father's heir at the age of 24 on the death of her brother in a motoring accident. She took an active role in the management of the Savoy Hotel and Theatre, especially in the design and interior decorations. Died at home at Chalfont St Giles.

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Dame Bridget D'Oyly Carte DBE

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D'Oyly Carte armillary sphere

The memorial is in the form of an equatorial armillary sphere. Although the m...

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Courage Brewery

Courage Brewery

Started by John Courage in Horselydown Lane. Ran the Anchor Brewery in Park Street 1955-86.

Group, Commerce, Food & Drink

1 memorial
A. Yeatman & Sons

A. Yeatman & Sons

Funeral directors based in West Norwood mostly known for monumental masonry, taken over by Smiths of Southwark. The picture source website has an interesting page about the history of their busine...

Group, Benefactor, Commerce

1 memorial
First Pret a Manger shop

First Pret a Manger shop

The brand Pret a Manger actually started in Hampstead but that folded after 18 months and the brand was sold to Julian Metcalfe and Sinclair Beecham who restarted it in Victoria near, but not actua...

Concept, Commerce, Food & Drink

1 memorial
John Sainsbury

John Sainsbury

Businessman. Born John Davan Sainsbury, one of three brothers, he entered the family business in 1950, becoming chairman and chief executive in 1969.  Created Baron Sainsbury of Preston Candover.

Person, Commerce, Politics & Administration

1 memorial
Freemasons' Tavern

Freemasons' Tavern

The first, 1775, building (in the picture) was replaced by a four storey building in 1803. It was rebuilt again in 1864 by the Freemasons who, in 1909, renovated it and changed its name to the Conn...

Building, Commerce, Food & Drink

2 memorials