Annie Besant Blue Plaque Photo

Annie Besant blue plaque - The Match Girls Strike of 1888 was led here by Annie Besant journalist and lecturer  1847-1933  Following the strike, Annie Besant became Secretary of the new Matchmakers Union. In 1917 she became President of the Indian National Congress and was also International President of the Theosophical Society from 1907-1933.

Annie Besant Blue Plaque Map


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New Cross Fire Blue Plaque - New Cross Fire   took place at this site   on   January 18, 1981   claiming the lives of   14 young people
Abbey Street Bridge, London And George Thomas Landmann Blue Plaque - Bermondsey  Abbey Street Bridge  Designed by  Colonel George Thomas Landmann  Royal Engineers  (1780-1854)  The bridge is Grade II listed, and the central part was completed in 1836 for the London & Greenwich Railway, London's first railway line.
Great Exhibition And Crystal Palace Multicoloured Plaque - Project funded by public subscription    Cost of building and fittings  £200,000    Value of exhibits (excluding Koh-I-Noor diamond)  £2 million    Profits  £186,437    Profits fund site for cultural insitutions on  Exhibition Road