Person    | Male  Born 22/10/1908  Died 25/11/1992

Sir Hugh Wontner

Chairman of the Savoy Group 1948 - 1984 and Managing Director 1941 - 1979. Lord Mayor of London in 1973. Born 62 Esmond Road, Acton into a theatrical family. Credentials: GBE CVO D Litt, JP. Died at 8a Wellington Place, Westminster.

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Sir Hugh Wontner

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D'Oyly Carte armillary sphere

The memorial is in the form of an equatorial armillary sphere. Although the m...

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Temple Bar - Temple Bar Trust

There are 3 inscribed stones laid into the pavement under Temple Bar. They co...

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Temple Bar - Theobalds Park

This plaque marks the site of Temple Bar designed by Sir Christopher Wren, th...

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Sir Hugh Wontner

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1500th tree in the City

Tilla platyphyllos (broad leaved lime) planted by The Right Hon. The Lord May...

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Sir John Lawrence

Sir John Lawrence

Lord Mayor of London 1664-5. 2022: The book 'The Royal African Company' by K. G. Davies (Longmans Green, 1957) contains a list of the directors of the Royal African Company. Referring to Lawrence'...

Person, Lord Mayor, Politics & Administration, Race Issues

1 memorial
Dick Whittington

Dick Whittington

Born in Pauntley, Gloucestershire, second son of a wealthy man. Thrice Lord Mayor of London: 1397, 1406 and 1420 (actually four times but two were consecutive). Three times Master of the Mercers' C...

Person, Literature, Lord Mayor, Politics & Administration, Theatre

8 memorials
Thomas Challis

Thomas Challis

Alderman, Lord Mayor of London 1851, chair of the Executive Committee for the Great Exhibition Memorial.Born 92 Fore Street, Cripplegate. Died Baker Street, Enfield. His Lord Mayor's Show was ca...

Person, Lord Mayor, Politics & Administration

1 memorial
Sir William Robert Pryke

Sir William Robert Pryke

Lord Mayor in 1925-6. Born Hoxton. Chairman of Pryke & Palmer Ltd, iron and hardware merchants. Member of the governing body of the Irish Society though we could find no immediate Irish heritag...

Person, Lord Mayor, Politics & Administration, Ireland

1 memorial
Sir Walter Wilkin

Sir Walter Wilkin

Lord Mayor in 1895-6.  Born London.  The Museum of London has more info. and a picture of his amazing hat!

Person, Lord Mayor, Politics & Administration

1 memorial