Project ID809
DescriptionJohn Archer is often held up as an icon of black British history. He was the first black man to become mayor of a London borough, and only the second in the whole country. In April 2013, he was selected by the Royal Mail as one of the subjects for a series of stamps celebrating “Great Britons”.
TopicSocial history
TypeU3A-led research (SLP)
U3AWandsworth U3A
Organization/partnerNone
Year started2018
Source of referenceCitizens 800 website - see below
OutputNone known
DocumentNone
NotesThis is one of number of SLPs linked to the Citizens project at Royal Holloway College - see file card 547 for details
See  www.citizens800.org/U3A  for more information