Group    From 1965  To 1986

Greater London Council

Replaced the LCC. The GLC was abolished, some say, because Mrs Thatcher could not abide its left-wing politics, nor its leader, Ken Livingstone. On its 50th anniversary Diamond Geezer posted a good summary of the Metropolitan Boroughs that made up the GLC.

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
Greater London Council

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County Hall - London government

The County Hall. the home of London government from 1922 to 1986. LCC 1889 -...

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Dome of Discovery

{The plaque is laid flat on the ground.} This commemorative plaque was set i...

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Gatehouse Square, Southwark

The sculpture is titled "Great Oaks from Little Acorns".  From PMSA:"... hold...

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Grayling Square

Grayling Square This block was built in 1976 by the Greater London Council. T...

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Hobsons Place / Pelham Place

Hobsons Place This block was built in 1966 by the Greater London Council and ...

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This section lists the memorials created by the subject on this page:
Greater London Council

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A. A. Milne - SW3

Greater London Council A .A. Milne, 1882 - 1956, author, lived here.

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Admiral Robert Fitzroy - SW7

Greater London Council Admiral Robert Fitzroy, 1805-1865, hydrographer and me...

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A. E. Housman - N6

Housman lived here 1885-1905 when he moved, with his landlady to 1 Yarborough...

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Alfred Lord Milner

Greater London Council Alfred Lord Milner, 1854 - 1925, statesman, lived here.

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Alfred Wallace

Alfred Russel Wallace, 1823 - 1913, naturalist, lived here. Greater London Co...

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Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton (d.1915)

Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton (d.1915)

Politician. Born Essex. Grandson of the first baronet.  Governor of South Australia. Died in a cottage at Cromer, rather than in his nearby family seat, Colne House, because at the time, WW1, that ...

Person, Politics & Administration, Race Issues, Social Welfare, Australia

0 memorials
Gainsford Bruce

Gainsford Bruce

Judge. Chairman of Committee at the Royal Free Hospital in 1895.

Person, Politics & Administration

1 memorial
Camille Pissarro

Camille Pissarro

French Impressionist painter.  Born in the Danish West Indies (now the Virgin Islands) to a French father, a merchant, and Creole mother.  With Danish nationality he avoided the Prussian invasion o...

Person, Politics & Administration, Seriously Famous, Caribbean Islands, Denmark, France

4 memorials
Sir Cowasjee Jehangir Readymoney

Sir Cowasjee Jehangir Readymoney

Companion of the Star of India, a wealthy Parsi gentleman of Bombay. His grandfather and two great-uncles had made their names, literally, in the opium trade with China (facilitated by the British)...

Person, Engineering, Philanthropy, Politics & Administration, India

2 memorials
Bank of England

Bank of England

Londonist have an interesting post about animals at the Bank of England. The Guardian, 16 April 2022, reporting on an exhibition at the Bank of England, informed that the Bank once owned 599 slave...

Group, Commerce, Politics & Administration, Race Issues

1 memorial