Thomas Gresham Blue Plaque Map


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Robert Fitzroy Blue Plaque - Admiral Robert Fitzroy 1805-1865 hydrographer and meteorologist lived here
Madge Gill Blue Plaque - Madge Gill, née Maud Eades artist (1882-1961) lived here between 1882-1890
Francis Drake Bronze Plaque - Sir Francis Drake    In 1581 Queen Elizabeth I commanded that Francis Drake's ship, The Golden Hinde, be drawn into a creek near here at Deptford  as a perpetual memorial for having "circuited about the whole earth."    On 4 April 1581, she banqueted on board the Golden Hind and "consecrated it with great ceremonie, pompe, and magnificence eternally to be remembered."  And forthwith knighted Drake on his ship in recognition of the honouyr that he had brought to England by his discoveries and cir