Gollogly Terrace, SE7

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Johanna Gollogly (August 13, 1901 – November 1980) was a local Labour councillor who sat on Greenwich Borough Council from 1945 and was Mayor of Greenwich between 1947 and 1949. She represented the borough on the London County Council after winning a by-election held on July 22, 1948. She held on to the seat until 1955. Born in Greenwich, she was the daughter of Michael and Johanna Moriarty. Her father was a general labourer working for the local authority. In 1924 she married James Gollogly. The name itself comes from Ireland and means stranger. This is one of a number of roads around Greenwich that are named after early Labour Party activists in the area.

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