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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Lord Overstone, Samuel Jones Loyd

Lord Overstone, Samuel Jones Loyd

Wealthy banker. One of the Commissioners for the Great Exhibition, 1851. Banker. Born 43 Lothbury, London. Died at home, 2 Carlton Gardens.

Person, Commerce, Politics & Administration

1 memorial
William Smith

William Smith

Born Clapham. Lived at Eagle House on Clapham Common. M.P. Pioneer of religious liberty. Early advocate for the abolition of the slave trade. Grandfather of Florence Nightingale. Died at 5 Blan...

Person, Politics & Administration, Race Issues

1 memorial
Frederick Purchese

Frederick Purchese

Chairman of the Highways Sewers and Public Works Committee, St Pancras Vestry in the late 1800s.

Person, Politics & Administration

1 memorial
London Borough of Merton

London Borough of Merton

Formed under the London Government Act 1963, by the merger of the Municipal Borough of Mitcham, the Municipal Borough of Wimbledon and the Merton and Morden Urban District, all formerly within Surrey.

Group, Politics & Administration

3 memorials
John Bradford

John Bradford

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

Person, Politics & Administration

1 memorial