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.

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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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Gregory Isaacs

Gregory Isaacs

Reggae singer. Born Gregory Anthony Isaacs in Kingston, Jamaica. He recorded many successful albums in Jamaica and Britain. Died in Harrow, at the house with the plaque.

Person, Music / songs, Caribbean Islands

1 memorial
Harry Secombe

Harry Secombe

Actor, comedian and singer. Born Harry Donald Secombe in St Thomas, Swansea where he grew up. In World War II, he served in the Royal Artillery, and whilst in North Africa he first met Spike Millig...

Person, Cinema, Music / songs, Seriously Famous, Theatre, TV & Radio, Africa, Wales

3 memorials
Reverend Augustus M Toplady

Reverend Augustus M Toplady

Cleric and hymn writer. Born Augustus Montague Toplady in Farnham, Surrey. His family moved to Ireland, and he attended Trinity College, Dublin. He was a follower of John Wesley and converted to Me...

Person, Music / songs, Religion, Ireland

1 memorial
William Sterndale Bennett

William Sterndale Bennett

Composer. Born in Sheffield. He was accepted by the Royal Academy of Music (RAM) at the age of 10. They were so impressed with him that they waived his fees. By the age of twenty, he had become a s...

Person, Music / songs, Germany

1 memorial
Joe Strummer

Joe Strummer

Co-founder and lead singer of The Clash. Born as John Graham Mellor in Turkey and raised in Scotland. "London Calling" is his. Died suddenly of a heart defect at his home in Somerset.

Person, Music / songs, Scotland, Turkey

2 memorials