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

Commemorated atInformation

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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Other Subjects

Bryan Edward Toye

Bryan Edward Toye

Alderman on the City Lands & Bridge House Estates Committee, 1994.

Person, Politics & Administration

1 memorial
Samuel Morley

Samuel Morley

Born Well Street Hackney into a Nottingham family of wool/hosiery manufacturers and merchants. His father John, had come to London to set up an outlet for their products. Samuel went into the famil...

Person, Philanthropy, Politics & Administration, Race Issues, Religion

3 memorials
Lady Violet Bonham-Carter

Lady Violet Bonham-Carter

Politician and diarist.   Born where her parents were living at the time, at Eton House, John Street (now Keat's Grove), Hampstead, as (Helen) Violet Asquith, daughter of PM Herbert.  Involved in L...

Person, Politics & Administration

1 memorial
Jewish expulsion and resettlement

Jewish expulsion and resettlement

In 1290 Edward I expelled Jews from England and for centuries, apart from those that practised their religion in secret, there were no Jews in England.  In 1657, following a petition to Cromwell an...

Event, Politics & Administration, Religion

4 memorials
E. H. King, Mayor

E. H. King, Mayor

Mayor of Islington in 1921

Person, Politics & Administration

1 memorial