Person    | Male  Born 14/2/1768  Died 1/3/1845

Sir John Gurney

Sir John Gurney

Judge. Chief Baron of the Exchequer. Born London. Married Maria Hawes (1767-1849). Died at his house in Lincoln's Inn Fields.

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Sir John Gurney

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Burdett-Coutts Memorial Sundial

This elaborate piece of high Victoriana was designed by George Highton of Bri...

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Sir John Gurney

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Earl Jowitt

Earl Jowitt

William Allen Jowitt, 1st Earl Jowitt, PC was a Labour politician and lawyer who served as Lord Chancellor 1945-51. Married Lesley McIntyre in 1913. No sons and we think, no daughters. Entered the ...

Person, Law, Politics & Administration

1 memorial
125 deaths on Tower Hill

125 deaths on Tower Hill

Wikipedia lists only 36 (in 2011).  Most of the victims that we have researched are recorded as having been beheaded but A London Inheritance, quoting John Stow (c. 1598), refers to "a large scaffo...

Group, Execution, Law

1 memorial
Kenny ‘Zulu’ Whitmore

Kenny ‘Zulu’ Whitmore

From a 2008 interview with Carrie Reichardt: "Black Panther Kenny ‘Zulu’ Whitmore has been locked up since 1975 in Angola, one of the most brutal prisons in the USA, also known as ‘the last slave p...

Person, Law, Race Issues, Tragedy, USA

2 memorials
Sir Alexander Russell Downer, KBE

Sir Alexander Russell Downer, KBE

High Commissioner for Australia 1964-72.  Known as Alick and not to be confused with his son, Alexander John Gosse Downer (b.1951) who was also High Commissioner from 2014 to 2018. Our Picture Sou...

Person, Armed Forces, Law, Politics & Administration, Australia

1 memorial
Rufus Isaacs, 1st Marquess of Reading

Rufus Isaacs, 1st Marquess of Reading

Lawyer and statesman. Born 3 Bury Street, died at home at 32 Curzon Street. 2018: A critical Londonist article gives: "A government enquiry found the politician Rufus Isaacs guilty of 'grave impro...

Person, Law, Politics & Administration

1 memorial