Henry Cole Blue Plaque Photo

Henry Cole blue plaque - Sir Henry Cole lived here 1879-1880.  He originated the custom of sending Christmas Cards and was largely responsible for the foundation of the Kensington Museum. He was also a great postal reformer.

Henry Cole Blue Plaque Map


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City Road Turnpike Green Plaque - City Road Turnpike stood near here 1766-1864
William Makepeace Thackeray Brown Plaque - William Makepeace Thackeray novelist lived here. Born 1811, died 1863.
Stone Plaque № 31019 - This stone commemorates Sir Arthur Crosfield of Witanhurst 1865-1938 who led the campaign between 1918 and 1925 to preserve the Kenwood estate from development. His heroic work in raising funds and in persuading others to support & contribute to his cause helped to save Kenwood and make it a source of inspiration and delight for future generations.