Person    | Male  Born 29/8/1920  Died 1/9/2000

Harvey Hinds

Harvey Hinds

Harvey William Hinds, politician, clergyman and youth campaigner. Labour Southwark Councillor. Champion of Burgess Park and education, leisure and recreation. Elected to the Greater London Council in 1967. Later he was Chief Whip for Ken Livingstone.

The Guardian obit. includes: "His insistence that local children should have local facilities led to the creation of the massive Burgess Park in Walworth, which he was asked to open in 1982."

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Harvey Hinds

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Harvey Hinds

In memory of Councillor Harvey Hinds, champion of Burgess Park and education,...

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Rose Lucetta Elliott

Rose Lucetta Elliott

Drowned in the 1898 HMS Albion disaster, aged 17. Buried in grave 2 at the memorial in East London Cemetery.

Person, Children, Tragedy

1 memorial
Tonbridge Club

Tonbridge Club

From Tony Jauncey: "Tonbridge club in Judd Street was founded after WW2 by a local vicar for the boys of King's Cross and surrounding area, to get them off the street and channel their energy into ...

Group, Children, Community / Clubs, Sport / Games

1 memorial
Coram's Fields

Coram's Fields

The memorial at the entrance to these fields tells how this playground came into existence. It is the only public space in London where adults are not allowed without children.

Place, Children, Gardens / Agriculture

3 memorials
National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children

National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children

A charity campaigning and working in child protection in the United Kingdom and the Channel Islands. Founded as the London Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children by Earl Shaftesbury, Ben...

Group, Children, Social Welfare

3 memorials