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John Thomas Bedford

John Thomas Bedford

Chairman of Committee for letting the City lands of the Corporation of London when the monument to Temple Bar was erected in 1880. Commoner on the Bridge House Estates Committee, 1894 and a Deputy at that time.

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John Thomas Bedford

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Temple Bar memorial

{On the frieze at the top of the monument, above the columns, text runs aroun...

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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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Peasants' Revolt

Peasants' Revolt

The revolt grew out of the increasing severity of the poll taxes imposed on the people of England. The Kentish rebels led by Wat Tyler met with those from Essex at Blackheath. It was here that the ...

Event, Other, Politics & Administration, Seriously Famous

2 memorials
Daniel Robert Dale, FRIBA

Daniel Robert Dale, FRIBA

Commoner on the Bridge House Estates Committee, 1894.

Person, Politics & Administration

1 memorial
Henry, Earl of Romney

Henry, Earl of Romney

Politician and army officer. Born Henry Sidney (or Sydney) in Paris. Entered parliament in 1679 and was one of the group known as 'The Immortal Seven', who invited William of Orange to take the thr...

Person, Armed Forces, Politics & Administration, France, Ireland, Netherlands

1 memorial
John Gilbert Winant

John Gilbert Winant

United States ambassador to Great Britain 1941-46. Born New York City. Succeeded the pro-appeasement ambassador, Joseph Kennedy, Winant was with Churchill when news arrived of the attack on Pearl H...

Person, Politics & Administration, Tragedy, USA

2 memorials
Sir Cowasjee Jehangir Readymoney

Sir Cowasjee Jehangir Readymoney

Companion of the Star of India, a wealthy Parsi gentleman of Bombay. His grandfather and two great-uncles had made their names, literally, in the opium trade with China (facilitated by the British)...

Person, Engineering, Philanthropy, Politics & Administration, India

2 memorials