Person    | Male  Born 22/12/1843  Died 28/6/1926

John James Baddeley

Commoner on the Bridge House Estates Committee, 1894. The photo shows him as Mayor of London, 1921.

2022: Spitalfields Life has splendid post all about Baddeley and his work. Aged 14 he was apprenticed to his father as an engraver and die sinker. "JJ oversaw the transformation of his business from an artisan trade to an industrialised process employing hundreds in a single factory."

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John James Baddeley

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Tower Bridge, 1894 - opening

In 1894 the royal personages listed at the top of the plaque as: Prince of Wa...

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Sir Walter Wilkin

Sir Walter Wilkin

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Robert Clayton

Robert Clayton

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Thomas Challis

Thomas Challis

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Alan Raymond Mais, Baron Mais

Alan Raymond Mais, Baron Mais

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Person, Engineering, Lord Mayor, Politics & Administration

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