Person    | Male  Born 1794  Died 1874

Thomas Challis

Thomas Challis

Alderman, Lord Mayor of London 1851, chair of the Executive Committee for the Great Exhibition Memorial.

Born 92 Fore Street, Cripplegate. Died Baker Street, Enfield. His Lord Mayor's Show was cancelled due to the death of the Duke of Wellington.

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Thomas Challis

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Great Exhibition and Prince Albert

Designed by Joseph Durham with modifications by Sydney Smirke. Inaugurated by...

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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.

Person, Commerce, Food & Drink, Lord Mayor

1 memorial
Sir Thomas Hallifax

Sir Thomas Hallifax

Politician. Born in Barnsley. 1753 was one of the three founders of what became Glyn, Mills & Co. Bank. Lord Mayor of London 1776 - 1777, and Member of Parliament for Coventry and then Aylesbur...

Person, Lord Mayor, Politics & Administration

1 memorial
Sir Richard Ford

Sir Richard Ford

Lord Mayor of London. Born and buried at Bexley, Kent.  One of the commissioners sent to Breda to request Charles II to return to England immediately.  Began the construction of The Monument in 167...

Person, Lord Mayor

1 memorial
Brass Crosby

Brass Crosby

Born Stockton-on-Tees. 'Brass' was his mother's family name. Lord Mayor of London. Lived in Essex Street. The obelisk at St George's Circus names Crosby since it was during his mayoralty that the n...

Person, Lord Mayor, Politics & Administration

2 memorials