Labour politician; served on LCC and GLC. Wife of Douglas Jay (President, Board of Trade),. Defender of Hampstead Heath and the town from encroachment (Guardian obit),.
Leader of the Labour Party (1955-63),. Lived many years at 18 Frognal Gardens which, in 1950 when Chancellor of the Exchequer, he preferred to 11 Downing Street. Motto on grave ‘Fortitudo et Integritas’.
Councillor for Town Ward (1927-37),, keen amateur actor and organist.
Barrister and politician. Son of a Russian doctor, and grandson of Ford Madox Brown. Knighted (1945),, made QC and Labour MP for Birkenhead East. Became Attorney General (1951),, Home Secretary (1964-1965),, and Lord Privy Seal (1965),.
Alderman and Mayor of Hampstead (1910-11),.
1st baronet. Barrister, JP, LCC Councillor (1889-1904),, MP for Hampstead (1905-18),, Chairman of Hampstead Board of Guardians (1880-98),. Lived in College Crescent.
British Chess Champion (1912),; Hampstead Borough Councillor (1928-37),. Lived in Wedderburn Road (1890-1939),.
Eva Gore-Booth was an Irish poet and dramatist, but was primarily known as a committed suffragette, social worker and labour activist. She was involved in adult education for women and in the women’s trade union movement. Eva was also a pacifist, and during World War I she argued strongly against persuading young men to join…