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Sir Roger Cork

Sir Roger Cork

Died 21/10/2002, 17 years ago

Lord Mayor of London 1996-7.

Person, Lord Mayor, Politics & Administration

1 memorial

The Drum

The Drum

Started 21/10/1942, 77 years ago

World War II air raid shelter.

Building, Community / Clubs

1 memorial

Foyles Literary Lunches

Foyles Literary Lunches

Started 21/10/1930, 89 years ago

Created by Christina Foyle (daughter of William), the first guest of honour was Lord Justice Darling who spoke to 200 at the Holborn Restaurant.  The Lunches were very successful and moved to the n...

Event, Literature

1 memorial

Thomas Eccleston Gibb

Thomas Eccleston Gibb

Born 21/10/1838, 181 years ago

St Pancras Vestry Clerk in the late 1800s. Andrew Behan has kindly carried out some research on this man, and found our picture for us: Thomas Eccleston Gibb was born on 21 October 1838 in Liverp...

Person, Politics & Administration

3 memorials

James Henry Greathead

James Henry Greathead

Died 21/10/1896, 123 years ago

Railway and tunnelling engineer. Born in Grahamstown, South Africa. Arrived in England in 1859. Chief engineer, City and South London Railway. The travelling shield was invented by Marc Isambard Br...

Person, Engineering, South Africa

3 memorials

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