Francis Drake Bronze Plaque Photo

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

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Old Bedford Hotel Bombing Black Plaque - 24th September 1917 13 people were killed and 22 injured near this spot on the steps of the Old Bedford Hotel by a 112lb bomb dropped by a Gotha in one of London's first night air raids
John Logie Baird Blue Plaque - In this house John Logie Baird 1888-1946 first demonstrated television
Emmeline Pankhurst, Christabel Pankhurst, Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence, And Frederick Pethick-Lawrence  - Here were the headquarters of the women social and political union known as "The Suffragettes" led by Emmeline and Christabel Pankhurst. Here also lived Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence, who with her husband played an invaluable part in building up the organisation and edited "Votes for Women".