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FIFTY NOTABLE PERSONALITIES

  1. LOW Major Archibald (1888-1956) – Aviation designer
  2. BANCROFT, Sir Squire (1841-1926) – Actor Manager
  3. SNOW, Dr John (1813-1858) – Pioneer anaesthetist & cholera cause discoverer
  4. GOLDING, Dr Benjamin (1793-1863) – Founder of Charing Cross Hospital
  5. PANKHURST, Emmeline (1852-1928) – Suffragette leader
  6. CHELSEA PENSIONERS’ MONUMENT
  7. RAWLINSON, Sir Robert (1819-1898) – Civil & sanitary engineer
  8. TAUBER, Richard (1891-1948) – Singer & operetta composer
  9. SAWA, Archbishop (1898-1951 – Polish Orthodox churchman
  10. MACDONALD, James (1843-1915) – Co-founder of Standard Oil
  11. PALLISER, Sir William (1830-1882) – Gunnery inventor & Barons Court developer
  12. BORROW, George (1803-1881) – Author & linguist
  13. MAUDE, General Sir Frederick (1821-1907) – VC won in Crimean War
  14. FARMER, Corporal Joseph (1854-1930) – VC won in First South African War
  15. COLE, Sir Henry (1808-1897) – Instigator of Great Exhibition & V&A Museum
  16. LEVIN, Bernard (1928-2004) – Writer & critic
  17. GLOVER, Brian (1934-1997) – Actor
  18. WISDEN John (1826-1884) – Champion cricketer & founder of Wisden’s Almanack
  19. BANTING, William (1797-1878) – Undertaker & dieting pioneer
  20. BRIGADE OF GUARDS MONUMENT
  21. MELLON, Alfred (1820-1867 – Violinist & musical director
  22. BONOMI, Joseph (1796-1878) – Archaeologist & Egyptologist
  23. COURTOY, Hannah (1784-1849) – Mysterious society woman with fabulous wealth
  24. GODWIN, George (1815-1888) – Architect & editor of The Builder
  25. LEYLAND, Frederick (1831-1892) – Shipowner and art patron

26. PRINSEP, Valentine (1838-1904) – Painter
27. WEBSTER, Benjamin (1797-1882) –Actor Manager & founder of RADA
28. JACKSON, John (1769-1845) – Pugilist
29. HENTY, George (1832-1902) – Novelist & journalist
30. CAFÉ, General William (1826-1906) – VC won in Indian Mutiny
31. CUNARD, Sir Samuel (1787-1865) – Shipping owner
32. NOBLE, Mathew (1818-1876) – Sculptor
33. MURCHISON, Sir Roderick (1792-1871) – Geologist
34. GUNTER, Robert (1783-1852) – Market gardener & local housing developer
35. WARNEFORD, Sub Lt Reginald (1891-1915) –VC winner & Zeppelin destroyer
36. NUTKINS – Family name used for a Beatrix Potter character
37. FREMANTLE, Admiral Sir Charles (1800-1869) – Founder of Fremantle in Australia
38. HARRIS, Sir Augustus (1825-1873) – Actor manager
39. FORTESCUE-BRICKDALE, Eleanor (1872-1945) – Third generation Pre-Raphaelite painter
40. CASSATI, Marchesa Luisa (1881-1957) – Art collector & extravagant dresser
41. PRATTEN, Catherina (1821-1895) –Composer & guitarist
42. MONCKTON, Lionel (1862-1924) – Musical comedy composer
43. THOMAS, Walter Brandon (1850-1914) – Actor, playwright & author of Charley’s Aunt
44. MACCHETTA, Blanche Roosevelt (1858 -1896) – American singer & writer
45. METROPOLITAN ANTHONY OF Sourozh (1944-2003) – Head of Russian Orthodox church
46. LAMBERT, Percy (1881-1913) – Motor racing record maker
47. FOWLER, Sir John (1817-1898) – Engineer of Metropolitan Railway & Forth Bridge
48. SOTHEBY, Samuel Leigh (1805-1868) – Auctioneer
49. COOMBES, Robert (1808-1860) – Champion sculler on Thames & Tyne
50. LAMBERT, Constant (1905-1951) – Composer & conductor