Person    | Male  Born 15/9/1916  Died 22/6/2003

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 new location. Studd and his wife attended the laying of the foundation stone and the opening ceremony the following year.

Lord Mayor of London from 1970 to 1971, whose claim to fame was attending several ceremonies in Lake Havasu City, Arizona having to do with the re-opening of the original London Bridge in Arizona (built in London in 1831, it was sold and transferred stone by stone to Lake Havasu City in 1967 and reopened in 1971 as a tourist attraction), Died London.

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St Dunstan in the East

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