Person    | Female  Born 4/10/1901  Died 11/7/1987

Hannah Billig

Doctor. Born at 41 Hanbury Street, Spitalfields. Qualified as a doctor in 1925, she set up her first clinic in the east end of London in 1935. During WW2 she was the doctor in charge of air raid shelters in Wapping, and for her courage and bravery in these times she was awarded the George Medal. She joined the Indian Army Medical Corps and was posted to Calcutta. On her retirement in 1964 she moved to Caesarea in Israel, where she continued to treat local people until her death.

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Hannah Billig

The distinguished physician Dr Hannah Billig G.M., M.B.E., 1901 - 1987, known...

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Barbican Horticultural Society

Barbican Horticultural Society

From their website: "Our Aims: Provide information and practical help to Barbican gardeners of all experience levels; Encourage the cultivation of plants in window-boxes, terraces and public spaces...

Group, Community / Clubs, Gardens / Agriculture

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Gargoyle Club

Gargoyle Club

From 1928 – 1978 at 69 Dean Street. Renowned for its mirrored interiors and works of art by Matisse. Its many famous members included the Duke of Windsor, Tallulah Bankhead, Fred Astaire and Dyla...

Place, Community / Clubs, Music / songs

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Creekmouth Preservation Society

Creekmouth Preservation Society

Formed with the purpose of preserving the history of Creekmouth Village.

Group, Community / Clubs, History

2 memorials