1000 Londoners

Catherine in is and is Retired.

Catherine has been researching the names of the soldiers from the borough of Barnet killed in the Second War World. Thanks to her work Barnet now has plaques commemorating those soldiers.
It all started when she realised that her father’s name wasn’t on the East Barnet War Memorial.

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Questions & Answers

  • What's your first memory of London? Running away from Barnet day-nursery
  • What do you miss when you're away from London? Home
  • What's your favourite neighbourhood? Barnet
  • What's your favourite building? St Albans Abbey
  • What's your ideal day out in London? Going open air swimming
  • What's your ideal night out in London? Going to the National Gallery
  • What's your most hated building? Southbank hall
  • What's the best view in London? London Eye
  • What's your favourite open space? Hampstead Heat
  • What's your favourite bar, pub or restaurant? Cocorico resturant
  • What's the most interesting shop? John Lewis
  • What's been your most memorable night out in London? My 21st Birthday at Mayfair Hotel
  • How would you like to spend your ideal day off in London? At the Royal Academy
  • Where would you take someone visiting from out of town? Hyde Park
  • What's the worst journey you've had to make in London? Any bus journey
  • What's your personal London landmark? Buckingham Palace
  • Who's your favourite fictional Londoner? I don't know
  • What's your favourite London film, book or documentary? I don't know
  • If you could travel to any time period in London, past or future, where would you go? 1930s
  • For you, who is the ultimate Londoner? Horatio Nelson