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

W. H. Goddrun

W. H. Goddrun

Churchwarden of St Mary's Harmondsworth in 1885.

Person, Politics & Administration

1 memorial
Bernard Joseph Brown, CBE, JP

Bernard Joseph Brown, CBE, JP

Member of the Joint Co-ordinating Committee in 1982 for opening Tower Bridge to the public.  Mayor of Hillingdon.

Person, Politics & Administration

1 memorial
Charles Christmas Piper

Charles Christmas Piper

A Commissioner for the 1892 Westminster Public Baths and Wash-houses.  1889 co- churchwarden of St John the Evangelist, Westminster. Charles Christmas Piper was born in New Alresford, Hampshire, t...

Person, Politics & Administration

2 memorials
William Thornton
3 memorials
William Wilberforce (abolitionist)

William Wilberforce (abolitionist)

Politician, philanthropist and slavery abolitionist. Born in High Street, Hull. Entered parliament in 1780 and became a close ally of William Pitt the Younger. He converted to evangelical Christian...

Person, Philanthropy, Politics & Administration, Race Issues, Seriously Famous

7 memorials