Person    | Female  Born 1912  Died 2001

Mrs Gay Christiansen

Categories: Community / Clubs

Founder of the Kensington Society, lived at 18 Kensington Square. When she failed to stop the replacement of some houses in Young Street with an aggressively modern multi-storey car park she formed the Society and together the community had greater success with future proposals. She was the first Honorary Secretary, a position she held until 1995. She then edited the annual report until 2000, when she became a Vice President of the Society. Died in Kensington.

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Mrs Gay Christiansen

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Gay Christiansen

Davidia Involucrata, presented to Gay Christiansen of 18 Kensington Square, f...

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