Group    From 1889 

Grand Order of Water Rats

Show business charity with headquarters at The Water Rats Public House in the Gray's Inn Road.

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
Grand Order of Water Rats

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Charlie Chaplin - Methley Street

Charlie Chaplin, 1889-1977, film maker and Water Rat, lived here, 1898-1899, ...

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David Lodge

David Lodge, 1921 - 2003, actor and past King Rat, lived here. The Heritage F...

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John Inman

Plaque unveiled by Wendy Richard, David Croft and Ron Lynch (his partner). It...

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Lord Delfont

Lord Delfont of Stepney, 1909 - 1994, impresario and Companion Water Rat. Com...

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Teddington Studios - Bernie Winters

Bernie Winters, 1932 - 1991, comedian and Water Rat. Comic Heritage 

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Eric Coates

Eric Coates

Composer of light music, e.g. "The Dambusters March" for the film and "Sleepy Lagoon", possibly the best known melody in the UK, being the theme tune for the radio programme "Desert Island Discs". ...

Person, Music / songs

2 memorials
George Harrison

George Harrison

Musician and songwriter. Born Liverpool.  One of the four Beatles.  Died Los Angeles.

Person, Cinema, Music / songs, Seriously Famous

2 memorials
Ray Carless

Ray Carless

Seminal black British 1980s big band Jazz Warriors tenor saxophonist. Born Jamaica. As part of the Windrush generation his parents came to London. Ray joined them in East London in 1963. Died at th...

Person, Music / songs, Jamaica

1 memorial
Cy Grant

Cy Grant

Actor, musician, writer and poet. Born Cyril Ewart Lionel Grant in Beterverwagting, British Guiana (modern day Guyana). He served in the Royal Air Force during WW2, and in Britain, he qualified as ...

Person, Armed Forces, Law, Music / songs, Race Issues, TV & Radio, South America

1 memorial
La Gioconda / Giaconda

La Gioconda / Giaconda

Back in the 1960s this was the place where would-be future pop icons hung out.  We've found references to: Marc Bolan, The Kinks, The Rolling Stones, Donovan, Small Faces, Elton John, Jimi Hendrix,...

Group, Community / Clubs, Food & Drink, Music / songs

1 memorial