Peggy (nee Garnett), Jay

Born: 1913 | Died: 2008 | Grave: Wall 6 | Category: Politics

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),.

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Rt Hon Hugh Todd Naylor Gaitskell

Born: 1906 | Died: 1963 | Grave: I 001 | Category: Politics

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’.

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Horace Richardson

Born: 1878 | Died: 1947 | Grave: J 066 | Category: Politics

Councillor for Town Ward (1927-37),, keen amateur actor and organist.

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Frank, Lord Stow Hill Soskice

Born: 1902 | Died: 1979 | Grave: Q 089-090 | Category: Politics

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),.

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Ernest Todd

Born: 1861 | Died: 1914 | Grave: F 099 | Category: Politics

Alderman and Mayor of Hampstead (1910-11),.

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Sir John Samuel Fletcher

Born: 1841 | Died: 1924 | Grave: F 055 | Category: Politics

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.

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Richard Clewin Griffith

Born: 1872 | Died: 1965 | Grave: Col E 3 | Category: Politics

British Chess Champion (1912),; Hampstead Borough Councillor (1928-37),. Lived in Wedderburn Road (1890-1939),.

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Eva Gore-Booth

Born: 1870 | Died: 1926 | Grave: B 027 | Categories: Literature, Politics | Tags: Campaigner, Christabel Pankhurst, Esther Roper, Pacifist, Poet, Suffragette, Trade unions, Women's rights, Writer

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…

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