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Kings Cross

CLEMENTI, David (Cecil) (born 1949), Chairman, King’s Cross Central General Limited Partnership, since 2008

Treaty between Great Britain and the Kings and Chiefs of Akuna-Kuna, Cross River (Africa), signed at the Egbo Houses of Okurike, Ekproisim and Emurumuru, 15 January 1888

CROSS, Francis Richardson (died 1931), JP; Fellow King’s College, London; Consulting Surgeon Bristol Eye Hospital and Bristol Royal Infirmary; Reader in Ophthalmology, Bristol University; Vice-President Bristol Infirmary, President Royal Blind School; President Ophthalmological Society of the United Kingdom, 1914–15; Vice-President Section Ophthalmology International Med. Congress, London, 1913. Member of Council of Royal College of Surgeons of England, 1898–1914; Sheriff of County and City of Bristol, 1898; formerly Tutor and Sub-Dean King’s College, London, and Lecturer on Anatomy Bristol Medical School

HICKS, (Frederick Cyril) Nugent (1872 - 1942), Bishop of Lincoln since 1933; Chaplain and Sub-Prelate of the Order of the Hospital of St John of Jerusalem, 1928; Order of St Sava (1st Class) of Yugoslavia, 1932; Cross of the Order of the Redeemer (Greece), 1933; Grand Cross of the Order of the Star of Roumania, 1935; Governor of Harrow School, 1927; Visitor Eton College and King’s College, Cambridge, Brasenose and Lincoln Colleges, Oxford; Hon. Fellow of Keble College, Oxford, 1933; Member of Council of Keble College, 1934; Select Preacher, Oxford University, 1934

CHEATLE, (George) Lenthal (1865 - 1951), Officer of the Grand Cross of Italy, 1910; Chevalier Legion of Honour, France; Surgeon to Nightingale Hospital for Gentlewomen; Consulting Surgeon and Emeritus Lecturer on Surgery, King’s College Hospital; Surgeon to Hospital for Paralysis and Epilepsy, Regent’s Park; Consulting Surgeon to Sevenoaks Hospital; late Member of Consultative Board and Examiner in Surgery, Member Admiralty Departmental Committee, Naval Medical Service

BADGEROW, George W. (1872 - 1937), formerly Dean and Surgeon, Hospital for Diseases of Throat and Ear, Golden Square, W.; Officer of the Order of the Hospital of St John of Jerusalem in London; Aural Surgeon Royal Normal College and Academy of Music for the Blind; Consulting Surgeon for Diseases of the Throat, Nose, and Ear to the Reedham Orphanage, Purley, and Hon. Laryngologist and Aurist, Warehouse Clerks’ and Drapers’ Schools, Russell Hill, Purley; Member Education Committee (LCC) of the King’s Residential Open Air School for London Children, Bushey Park; Hon. Lt-Col (CAMC) (despatches); Consulting Surgeon Throat, Nose, and Ear to the Duchess of Connaught’s Red Cross Hospital, Cliveden, Taplow, Bucks, and the Milton Hill Sectional Hospital, Steventon, Berks; the Ontario Military Hospital, Orpington; the King’s Canadian Hospital, Bushey, and the Officers’ Hospital (Daughters of the Empire); Consulting Surgeon in Throat, Nose, and Ear to the Livingstone Hospital, Dartford; Member of the Imperial War Graves Commission

EDINGTON, George Henry (1870 - 1943), Hon. Consulting Surgeon, late Visiting Surgeon, Western Infirmary, Glasgow, and Lecturer Clinical Surgery, University of Glasgow; Examiner in Surgery, University of Glasgow; Member of the King’s Bodyguard for Scotland (The Royal Company of Archers); Member, Glasgow University Court since 1939; Member of Council of Scottish National Blood Transfusion Association, 1940; Member, Scottish Civil Nursing Reserve Advisory Council, 1940–43; President Royal Philosophical Society, Glasgow, 1940–43; President Glasgow Medico-Chirurgical Society, 1936–38; President Royal Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons, 1927–29 and Representative to General Medical Council, 1928–40; Medical Referee, Sheriffdom of Lanark; member of Council and of Executive British Red Cross Society, Scottish Branch, and was Chairman of Executive, 1930–42; Chairman, War Pensions Committee, Glasgow, since 1933; late Hon. Colonel RAMC Units Lowland Division

Johnston, George Lawson (1873 - 1943), JP; Lord Lieutenant of Bedfordshire since 1936; High Sheriff of Bedfordshire, 1924; Member of the Post Office Advisory Council since 1922; Member of Council London Chamber of Commerce; an Hon. Secretary King Edward’s Hospital Fund for London; Chairman Revenue Committee King Edward’s Hospital Fund for London and Member of Committee since 1901; Hon. Secretary, Thankoffering for the King’s Recovery, 1929; Hon. Treasurer Royal Northern Hospital, 1909–23; Chairman, Ministry of Information’s Advisory Committee on the Appointment of Advertising Agents; Chairman, Executive Committee Hospitals of London Combined Appeal, 1922; Chairman, British Charities Association; Treasurer County of London Red Cross; Chairman of British National Committee of the International Chamber of Commerce; Chairman, Committee on Nutrition, Ministry of Health; Chairman of Oakley Hunt Committee; Director of Daily Express from its foundation till 1917; Chairman Bovril, Ltd; Director Australian Mercantile, Land and Finance, Ltd; Lloyds Bank; Vice-Chairman Ashanti Goldfields Corporation; Vice-President British and Foreign Bible Society; moved the Hospital Payment Amendment to Third Party Risks section of Traffic Act, House of Lords, Dec. 1929 and 1933; introduced Voluntary Hospitals (Paying Patients) Bill, 1935; also reintroduced when it became law, 1936


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Known colloquially as ‘the Cross’, and a byword throughout Australia for bohemianism, is a small area of the inner Sydney suburbs of Darlinghurst and Potts Point. With a long-established reputation ...

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