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

The church of St Dunstan in the East stood on this site from ancient times. S...

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Sir George Waterman

Sir George Waterman

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Robert Besley

Robert Besley

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Sir James Duke

Sir James Duke

Alderman of St Dunstan's ward. Lord Mayor 1848. M.P. London 1849. Born Montrose, Scotland.

Person, Lord Mayor, Politics & Administration, Scotland

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Sir Sydney Harold Gillett

Sir Sydney Harold Gillett

Lord Mayor in 1958. He seems to have not used the 'Sydney' in his name.

Person, Lord Mayor, Politics & Administration

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Patience Ward

Patience Ward

Merchant and early Whig politician. He was elected Lord Mayor of London in 1680. Named Patience by a father disappointed that he was not a girl (now, that's unusual). From Wikipedia: "The extreme...

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