Brass Plaque № 11595 Photo

Brass plaque № 11595 - St Peter's Italian Church - 1863. In 1845 St. Vincent Pallotti a R.C. priest and founder of the S.A.C. (Pallottine Fathers) thought of constructing a church in London for Italian immigrants. The Irish architect, Sir John Miller-Bryson modelled the church on the Basilica of San Crisogono in Trastevere - Rome.  It was to hold 3,400 people but was scaled down, at that time it was the only church in Britain in the Roman basilican style. It was consecrated on the 16th April 1863, as the

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George Arthur Roberts Blue Plaque - George A. Roberts 1890 to 1970 First World War soldier, Second World War fireman, West Indian Community Leader lived here 1923 to 1970
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Roger Bannister Blue Plaque - Sir Roger Bannister while a medical student at St. Mary’s Hospital Medical School from 1951-54, trained on the cinder track on this site in preparation for the first under 4 minute mile run in Oxford on 6th May 1954.