Person    | Male  Born 1865  Died 1947

Wallace Bligh Cheesman

Wallace Bligh Cheesman

Trade unionist in the General Post Office (affiliated to the Western District Office).  Became Secretary of the Fawcett Association in 1892, a post from which he was dismissed, together with the chairman William Clery, for lobbying MPs.  Later became the chairman of the Government Workers' Federation.

The plaque claims he founded the Fawcett Association so it seems odd he only became its Secretary 2 years later.  Perhaps he was a co-founder.

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Wallace Bligh Cheesman

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Wallace Cheesman

Wallace Bligh Cheesman, 1865 - 1947, founder of the Fawcett Association, live...

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Sir Henry Robson

Sir Henry Robson

Mayor of the Royal Borough of Kensington twice: 1905-6 and 1906-7. An active Methodist.  We believe he had a daughter who married in 1902: "Jessie Murdoch Robson, daughter of Sir Henry Robson and L...

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M Digby Wyatt

M Digby Wyatt

Secretary to the Executive Committee for the Great Exhibition 1851.Architect and writer on art. Born near Devizes, Wiltshire. Died Dimlands Castle, Glamorgan.

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W. P. Wood

W. P. Wood

Hon. Treasurer of Hornsey Borough Council in 1907.

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John Henry Brass

John Henry Brass

President of the Chelsea Temperance Society from 1885 to 1894.

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1 memorial
Henry Fawcett

Henry Fawcett

Economist, politician and educational reformer. Born Salisbury. Blinded in a shooting accident as a young man. The first blind MP. As Postmaster General (1880-4) he developed the parcel post and in...

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