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Freedom of the City


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Freedom of the City, The

The Rule of Freedom: Liberalism and the Modern City

The Freedom of the Streets: Work, Citizenship, and Sexuality in a Gilded Age City

The Rule of Freedom: The City and Modern Liberalism. By Patrick Joyce (Verso: London, 2003. xii plus 264 pp.)

Patrick Joyce. The Rule of Freedom: Liberalism and the Modern City. New York: Verso. 2003. Pp. xii, 276. $26.00

Stories of Freedom in Black New York. By Shane White. In the Shadow of Slavery: African Americans in New York City, 1626–1863. By Leslie M. Haris.

Sharon E. Wood. The Freedom of the Streets: Work, Citizenship, and Sexuality in a Gilded Age City. (Gender and American Culture.) Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press. 2005. Pp. xiii, 321. Cloth $59.95, paper $22.50.

WHEATLEY, Joseph Larke (1846 - 1932), Solicitor; JP City of Cardiff; Town Clerk, 1878–1919; and for his services to the City, the Cardiff Corporation conferred upon him the Honorary Freedom; also retired from the offices of Clerk of the Peace; Clerk to the Urban and Port Sanitary Authorities, and to the Asylum Visiting Committee of the City of Cardiff; a Vice-President of the Glamorganshire Infirmary at Cardiff

GRAYDON, Newenham Arthur Eustace (died 1914), Editor-in-Chief of the Rangoon Times; Lieutenant, 3rd Battalion The Queen’s (Royal West Surrey) Regiment (retired); had the Freedom of the City of London; a Member of the Fruiterers’ Company, and a prominent Freemason

MARTIN, Alexander (1857 - 1946), Principal Emeritus of New College, Edinburgh; Chaplain to the King in Scotland since 1929; Professor of Apologetics and Practical Theology, New College, Edin., 1897–1927; Principal, 1918–35; Moderator of General Assembly United Free Church of Scotland, 1920 and 1929; Freedom of the City of Edinburgh, 1929

FAIREY, (Charles) Richard (1887 - 1956), Hon. FIAeS; Commandeur de l’Ordre de la Couronne (Belgium); Medal of Freedom with Silver Palm (USA); Fellow of the City and Guilds Institute; Chairman and Managing Director of The Fairey Aviation Company Limited; Hon. Vice-President Anglo-Belgian Union; Vice-President Institute of Directors

HUMPHRIS, Francis Howard (1866 - 1947), Major RAMC, TF, retired; Commander St John of Jerusalem; Chevalier of the Order of Leopold I; Freedom of the City of London; Livery Apothecaries Company; Prime Warden Blacksmiths Company, 1941–43; Third London General Hospital, Officer in Charge X-Ray Department and Department of Electro-Therapeutics Land Tax Commissioner for division of City of Westminster; Governor of Christ’s Hospital; Member of Lloyd’s

HUMPHRIS, Francis Howard (1866 - 1947), Major RAMC, TF, retired; Commander St John of Jerusalem; Chevalier of the Order of Leopold I; Freedom of the City of London; Livery Apothecaries Company; Prime Warden Blacksmiths Company, 1941–43; Third London General Hospital, Officer in Charge X-Ray Department and Department of Electro-Therapeutics Land Tax Commissioner for division of City of Westminster; Governor of Christ’s Hospital; Member of Lloyd’s

Randal Maurice Jelks. African Americans in the Furniture City: The Struggle for Civil Rights in Grand Rapids. Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press. 2006. Pp. xvii, 217. Cloth $60.00, paper $25.00., Emilye Crosby. A Little Taste of Freedom: The Black Freedom Struggle in Claiborne County, Mississippi. (The John Hope Franklin Series in African American History and Culture.) Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press. 2005. Pp. xv, 354. Cloth $55.00, paper $21.95

NEWSTEAD, Robert (1859 - 1947), Emeritus Professor of Entomology, Liverpool University; Tutor of Rural Economy, The College, Chester, 1929–31; Associate Linnæan Society; Fellow Entomological Society; Hon. Member Royal Horticultural Society; Hon. Curator and Chairman Chester and North Wales Archæological Society; Grosvenor Museum, Chester; Hon. Freedom City of Chester, 1936

Samuel, Arthur Michael (1872 - 1942), MP (U) Farnham Division of Surrey, 1918–37; Parliamentary Under-Secretary to the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Parliamentary Secretary to the Board of Trade and Minister for Department of Overseas Trade, 1924–27; Financial Secretary to HM Treasury, 1927–29; Lord Mayor of Norwich, 1912–13; received the Honorary Freedom of the City of Norwich, 1928

Wakefield, Charles Cheers (1859 - 1941), presented to National Portrait Gallery collection of portraits of British and Empire soldiers and statesmen of the Great War by Orpen and Sargent, 1933; also presented the Orpen Portrait of M. Paul Hymans to the Belgian Nation; purchased and presented to the Prime Minister for the British Museum, Nelson’s personal Log-Book with entries carried to the eve of Trafalgar; also previously presented to the Guildhall Nelson’s Sword of Honour given him with the Freedom of the City; presented early English manuscript, Great Chronicle of London to the Guildhall Library, together with a limited edition of a reprint thereof, 1934; Trustee, The Sir John Soane’s Museum; President Dickens Fellowship, 1927–29; twice President Motor and Cycle Trades Benevolent Fund; Chairman, Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund; President Aldwych Club, 1925–27; PGW in English Freemasonry; Sheriff of the City of London, 1907–08

Mountbatten, Louis (Francis Albert Victor Nicholas) (1900 - 1979), Governor of the Isle of Wight, 1965; Lord-Lieutenant of the Isle of Wight, since 1974; Personal ADC to the Queen since 1953 (Personal Naval ADC to King Edward VIII, 1936, and to King George VI, 1937–52); Col of the Life Guards, 1965; Col Commandant of the Royal Marines, 1965; Hon. Lt-Gen. and Air Marshal, 1942, and Hon. Colonel: Calcutta Light Horse, 1947; 292 Airborne Field Regt, 1947–55, 289 Parachute Regt, RHA(TA), 1956; 4/5th Bn The Royal Hampshire Regiment (TA), 1964–71; an Elder Brother of Trinity House; Grand President: Brit. Commonwealth Ex-Services League, 1946–74; Royal Life Saving Society; Royal Over-Seas League; Pres. of Council of SSAFA; King George’s Fund for Sailors; Royal Naval Film Corporation, Royal Naval Saddle Club, Sailors Home and Red Ensign Club, Gordon Smith Inst., Liverpool, Training Ship Mercury and Commando Benevolent Fund; Society of Genealogists; Britain-Burma Soc.; Past Pres., Soc. of Film and Television Arts; Mem. and Past Pres., Inst. of Electronic and Radio Engineers; Chm. and Founder, National Electronics Research Council; Commodore Sea Scouts; Mem. and Past Prime Warden Shipwrights’ Company; Hon. Mem. Honourable Company of Master Mariners; Mem. Mercers’, Vintners’ and Grocers’ Companies; Royal Swedish Naval Soc.; Inner Magic Circle; Sword of Honour and Freedom of City of London, 1946; High Steward, 1940, and First Freeman, 1946, of Romsey; Freedom of City of Edinburgh, 1954; Freedom of Paimpol, 1961

 

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