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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First Waitrose

First Waitrose

See Waitrose for some information.

Event, Commerce

1 memorial
John Lewis Partnership

John Lewis Partnership

Retail group. Founded by John Spedan Lewis after his father John Lewis gave him control of the Peter Jones department store in Chelsea. All its employees (known as Partners) are co-owners. The comp...

Group, Commerce

3 memorials
Twinning

Twinning

Wikipedia explains about twin towns, etc.

Event, Commerce, Food & Drink

3 memorials
Smith, Elder & Co.

Smith, Elder & Co.

Publishers at 65 Cornhill (the picture) until 1868.  Also at 15 Waterloo Place. Their first big success was Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte.   They also published: Thackeray, Darwin, Ruskin, Browning...

Group, Commerce, Journalism / Publishing, Literature

1 memorial
Wheatsheaf pub

Wheatsheaf pub

Public house popular with London's Bohemian set in the 1930s, as were all the pubs in Fitzrovia, and beyond. Customers including George Orwell, Dylan Thomas, Edwin Muir and Humphrey Jennings were k...

Building, Commerce, Food & Drink

2 memorials