Articles with the tag: Political Figures


Fred Mulley

Fred Mulley

Frederick William Mulley,  Baron Mulley of Sheffield, 3 July 1918 – 15 March 1995   Fred Mulley was a prominent postwar Labour politician, Barrister–at–Law and Economist. He was born in Leamington at the beginning of July 1918 to a family whose maternal ancestors...
Campion Terrace Water Works, 1988

Campion Terrace Water Works, 1988

Built in 1875, at the instigation of Henry Bright, backed by Aldermen Wackrill (then Mayor), Bishop and Bradshaw, Campion Terrace Water Works were the first publicly owned waterworks in the country to supply a whole town – Leamington Spa – and the...
Mary Louise Vellacott, Suffragist

Mary Louise Vellacott, Suffragist

Mary Louise Vellacott was born in Bideford, Devon in 1863, the only daughter of Jane and Henry Vellacott, a master mariner and latterly a shipowner.  Mary spent a good part of her childhood in Penarth, near Cardiff, but by the time Mary was 17, she was back in her...
Napoleon III

Napoleon III

  Few towns can claim as a resident someone whose portrait would later appear on postage stamps and on his country’s coinage.  There can be little doubt that Prince Louis-Napoléon Bonaparte, the Pretender to the throne of France was the most illustrious of...