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

John Compton Lawrance, QC, MP

John Compton Lawrance, QC, MP

High Court Judge. Came from Lincolnshire. From Plymounth Law Review we learn: "John Lawrance was Conservative MP for South Lincolnshire for ten years, from 1880 to 1890, until his appointment as ...

Person, Law, Politics & Administration

1 memorial
Ellen Wilkinson

Ellen Wilkinson

NUWSS in Manchester, Labour MP for Jarrow. As Jarrow MP she played a prominent role in the 1936 Jarrow March. Minister of Education from July 1945 until her death. Born Manchester. Had a close per...

Person, Gender Issues, Politics & Administration

1 memorial
Thomas Bentley Westacott

Thomas Bentley Westacott

Deputy Chairman of the St Pancras Vestry General Purposes Committee in the late 1800s. The birth of Thomas Bentley Westacott was registered in the 4th quarter of 1839 in the South Molton Registrat...

Person, Liveries & Guilds, Politics & Administration

3 memorials
S. Burdett-Coutts

S. Burdett-Coutts

Chairman of Governors of the Burdett-Coutts and Townshend Foundation School in 1924 and still alive and laying plaques in 1953. Nephew to William Burdett-Coutts.

Person, Politics & Administration

2 memorials
Andrew Carnegie

Andrew Carnegie

Industrialist, business magnate, and philanthropist. Born Dunfermline, Scotland in a one-room cottage. 1848 the family emigrated to Pennsylvania, USA. Only about 5 feet in height and garrulous, Car...

Person, Industry, Philanthropy, Politics & Administration, Scotland, USA

2 memorials