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Sir John Lyon

Sir John Lyon

Sir John Lyon was a wealthy City merchant and a grocer, and Lord Mayor of London 1554-5.

He was first cousin to John Lyon who founded The John Lyon School.

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Sir John Lyon

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Tea industry - the City

Sir John Lyon House and the Tea Trade {Much of the text on this plaque is a ...

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David Norman

David Norman

Businessman and management consultant. He has held posts at many companies, and has been chairman of the Royal Ballet School and the Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew. This photo comes from the Kew A...

Person, Commerce, Dance, Gardens / Agriculture, Politics & Administration

1 memorial
Helen Carte

Helen Carte

Born Wigtown, Scotland as Susan Helen Couper Black. Later changed "Black" to "Lenoir", apparently the family's original name in 17th century France. Starting as secretary to Richard D'Oyly Carte s...

Person, Commerce, Music / songs, Theatre, Scotland

1 memorial
East India Company

East India Company

Formed as a trading company but went on to effectively rule India, on behalf of the British. Was involved in the slave trade.

Group, Commerce, Politics & Administration, Race Issues, Indian Sub-continent

4 memorials
People's Building Society

People's Building Society

It was operating in the 1860s with branches in Deptford, Greenwich and Lewisham. In 1968 it made an application to be merged with the Greenwich Building Society. Caroline's Miscellany gives further...

Group, Commerce

1 memorial
The Green Company

The Green Company

Established in Bristol, the company promotes the alternative energy sources of solar and wind power.

Group, Commerce

1 memorial