Brown Plaque № 11589 Photo

Brown plaque № 11589 - Founded AD 1549 Rebuilt AD 1923  The Ship Tavern. This tavern was established in the year 1549. During the proscription of the Roman Catholic religion, it was used as a shelter for Priests and Services were held here secretly. The neighbourhood was once notorious for the gambling houses  of Whetstone Park.  Famous visitors have been Richard Penderell, who aided King Charles' escape, Bayford, shoemaker and antiquarian. The woman Chevalier d'Eon, who lived as a man, and Smeaton the builder of the

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John Galsworthy Blue Plaque - John Galsworthy (1867-1933), novelist and Playwright, lived here 1918-1933.
Thomas Stothard Black Plaque - Thomas Stothard 1755-1834 painter and illustrator lived here
William Johnson Cory Black Plaque - William Johnson Cory Ionicus 1823-1892 teacher, scholar and poet lived and died in this house. An assistant master at Eton College 1845-1872 he composed the words for the Eton Boating Song.