Charles Babbage Green Plaque Photo

Charles Babbage green plaque - Charles Babbage (1791-1871) mathematician & pioneer of the modern computer lived in a house on this site 1839-1871

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H. G. Wells Red Plaque - Herbert George Wells (1866-1946) H. G. Wells, the writer, lived in this district for several years. Between 1893 and 1894 he lived here and later, on his return from London, moved to 'The Avenue' in Worcester Park. In his novel 'Ann Veronica' (1909), Worcester Park appears as 'Morningside Park'.
De Hems, London Brown Plaque - De Hems  Since 1688, a public house has stood on the area now occupied by, De Hems.  In 1890, De Hems was given its name from one of its former owners, a Dutch Seaman De Hem.   At first, De Hems operated as an oyster bar serving oysters and stout, there was little waste from the oysters, as over 300,000 oyster shells were used to decorate the walls!  The Dutch community have long been linked with De Hems, and even used the upstairs bar as a meeting place for the Dutch Resisitance during WWI (sic
Charles Turner And George Stanborough Brown Plaque - This late-Georgian building was called Equestrian Villa, later Belle Vue House. Charles Turner, operator of the coach to London, and sometime proprietor of The Queens Head, lived here from 1822 to 1832. His son-in-law, George Stanborough, coachdriver, lived here until 1863.