Person    | Female  Born 14/1/1913  Died 21/1/2008

Peggy Jay

Born in Manchester as Margaret Christian Garnett, great niece of Samuel Palmer. Aged about 6 her family moved to Hampstead. 1934-67 Labour member of the LCC/GLC. Married Douglas Jay (who had literally been the boy next door) in 1933; divorced 1972. Was Chair and then President of the Heath & Old Hampstead Society.

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Peggy Jay

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Samuel Palmer fountain - re-opened

This drinking fountain was restored by The Heath & Old Hampstead Society ...

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Admiral Thomas Howard, 1st Earl of Suffolk

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