Housebuilder and politician. Born Edinburgh. Lord Mayor of London, D.L.LL.D. He is to the left in the 1965 picture, wearing the Lord Mayor's chain, where he is being installed as Honorary Commodore of the City Livery Yacht Club. We are indebted to James, his son, for correcting our previous mis-identification in this picture.
Person | Male Born 1905 Died 1977
Sir James Miller
Sir Peter Studd
Lord Mayor in 1971. Excelled at cricket in his youth. In 1967, while Studd was Alderman Sheriff of the City of London, the 1831 London Bridge which had been sold to Arizona was installed in its n...
Sir Robert Viner (or Vyner)
Lord Mayor of London, 1674-5. Born Warwick. Goldsmith and banker. Lived at Swakeleys House in Ickenham, where a school is named for him. Died Windsor. Involved in the slave trade.
Henry Reader Williams
JP, chairman of the Hornsey School and Hornsey Local Board. Active in the Poor Schools movement, he was an early campaigner for the education and welfare of children. He also led the campaign to ...
Sir Horatio David Davies
Lord Mayor of London (1897), Army officer and businessman. Alderman on the Bridge House Estates Committee, 1894. Listed on the "opening" plaque as "Lieutt.Col." He was very successful running a n...
Sir Thomas Bloodworth
As Lord Mayor of London 1665-6 he was sorely tested and found wanting. As the fire advanced he alone had the authority to create fire-breaks by demolishing buildings but he refused to make such an...