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),.
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),.
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’.
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…
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),.