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Blue Plaques in London

William De Morgan And Evelyn De Morgan Blue Plaque - William De Morgan ceramic artist and novelist (1839-1917) and his wife Evelyn De Morgan artist (1855-1919) lived and died here
Fred Perry Blue Plaque - Fred Perry 1909-1995 tennis champion lived here 1919-1935
William Walton Blue Plaque - Sir William Walton 1902-1983 composer lived here
Myra Hess Blue Plaque - Dame Myra Hess 1890-1965 pianist lived here
Christopher Newman Hall Brown Plaque - In memoriam Newman Hall, D.D. homes for the aged given by his widow
Rosa Lewis Green Plaque - Rosa Lewis  1867-1952  Chef de cuisine  and hotelier  dramatised as  'The Duchess of Duke Street'  ruled the Cavendish  hotel in a building  on this site
Louis MacNeice Blue Plaque - Louis MacNeice 1907-1963 poet lived here 1947-1952
Nahum Sokolow Blue Plaque - President of the World Zionist Organisation Dr Nahum Sokolow Statesman and Author Lived and Worked here from 1921 to 1936
Carl Maria Von Weber Blue Plaque - In this house died Carl Maria von Weber 1826
Kenny Clare Blue Plaque - Kenny Clare 1929-1984 acclaimed British jazz drummer born in Leytonstone, lived here between 1953-1957
Leslie Hutchinson Blue Plaque - Leslie 'Hutch' Hutchinson 1900-1969 singer and pianist lived here 1929-1967
Johnston Forbes-Robertson Black Plaque - Sir Johnston Forbes-Robertson actor lived here. Born 1853, died 1937
Elizabeth Jesser Reid Green Plaque - Bedford  College for Women  University of London  founded here  in 1849  by  Elizabeth Jesser Reid
Isaac Newton Blue Plaque - Sir Isaac Newton 1642-1727 lived here
Thomas De Quincey Blue Plaque - Thomas de Quincy 1785-1859 wrote 'Confessions of an English Opium Eater' in this house
Edward Johnston Brown Plaque - Railway Heritage Feature    Richmond Station sign   (c1935-38)    This vitreous enamel sign stood, for many years, outside Richmond Richmond mainline station. Photographic evidence shows it in place by the late 1930s and it appears to have been removed during the 1970s.  The date of manufacture can certainly be better understood given the overall design and various styles of lettering and logos it shows.    During the 1930s, when the new London Transport (formed in 1933) experimented with variou
Bronze Plaque № 13030 - The above clock has been given as a memorial to Owen Lankester Esq M.R.C.S. (Chairman Of The Hospital 1902-1933) by subscriptions from his friends 1934.
Luke Fildes Blue Plaque - Sir Luke Fildes 1844-1927 artist lived here 1878-1927

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London Trivia & Facts

London is the most populous city in the European Union with a population of 8,787,892 as of June 2017

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The first Chinese restaurant in London opened in 1907

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London has four World Heritage Sites: the Tower of London; Kew Gardens; the site of the Palace of Westminster, Westminster Abbey, & St Margaret's Church; and an area of Greenwich home to the Royal Observatory

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Quotes About London & Life

We need to make it safe to cycle across London. Why not pedestrianise parts of London like Oxford Street and Parliament Square? I intend to plant 200 million trees across London in my term as mayor.

Sadiq Khan

The man who can dominate a London dinner-table can dominate the world.

Oscar Wilde

Revolution is about the need to re-evolve political, economic and social justice and [put] power back into the hands of the people, preferably through legislation and policies that make human sense. That's what revolution is about. Revolution is not about shootouts.

Bobby Seale

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