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 - frieze

The dates add up because the LCC only moved here in 1922.

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

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A. A. Milne - SW3

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

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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

Ray Strachey

Ray Strachey

Feminist, Liberal politician, mathematician, engineer, artist and writer. NUWSS, unsuccessfully stood for Parliament. Born as Rachel Pearsall Conn Costelloe. 1911 she married civil servant Oliver ...

Person, Gender Issues, Politics & Administration

1 memorial
Richard Garbrar

Richard Garbrar

Co-churchwarden of St Peter and St Matthew Friday Street in 1712.

Person, Politics & Administration

1 memorial
Viscount Combermere, Wellington Stapleton-Cotton

Viscount Combermere, Wellington Stapleton-Cotton

Born Bedford. Inherited the title from his father, the first Viscount, in 1865. Was killed in a collision with a horse-drawn carriage and while all the family and staff were away at the funeral his...

Person, Paranormal, Politics & Administration

1 memorial
George Sparkes

George Sparkes

London Parks and Gardens Trust provides: In the 1850s No 16 High Street {Bromley} ... was bought by George Sparkes ...{who} renamed the house Neelgherries after the hills of Nilgiris (an alternativ...

Person, Politics & Administration, India

1 memorial
Leo Tolstoy

Leo Tolstoy

Novelist. Born to an aristocratic Russian family. 1870s had a spiritual awakening and become a fervent Christian anarchist and pacifist.

Person, Literature, Politics & Administration, Religion, Seriously Famous, Russia

1 memorial