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Blue Plaques in London

James Stanhope Bronze Plaque - James Richard Stanhope  7th Earl Stanhope  K.G.,P.C., D.S.O., M.C.  1880 - 1967  First Chairman of Trustees of the National Maritime Museum  1927 - 1959
Kathleen Ferrier Blue Plaque - Kathleen Ferrier 1912-1953 contralto lived here
William Blake White Plaque - William Blake was born on 28 November 1757 in a house which stood on this site.
William Johnson Cory Black Plaque - William Johnson Cory Ionicus 1823-1892 teacher, scholar and poet lived and died in this house. An assistant master at Eton College 1845-1872 he composed the words for the Eton Boating Song.
George Bernard Shaw Black Plaque - George Bernard Shaw lived in this house from 1887-1898 'from the coffers of his genius he enriched the world'
Elizabeth Jesser Reid Green Plaque - Bedford  College for Women  University of London  founded here  in 1849  by  Elizabeth Jesser Reid
Rik Mayall And Adrian Edmondson Blue Plaque - Rik Mayall 1958-2014 punched his friend in the balls on a bench near this spot
Blue Plaque № 1958 - By virtue  of its historic  interest this pub merits  the title a  Taylor Walker  Heritage  Inn  The Crown
Michael Caine Blue Plaque - Sir Michael Caine 1933-    Film legend    Born in St Olave's hospital, Rotherhithe
John Everett Millais Blue Plaque - Sir John Everett Millais BT PRA (1829-1896) painter lived and died here
Roger Fry Blue Plaque - In this house Roger Fry 1866-1934 artist and art critic ran the Omega Workshops 1913-1919
David Ben-Gurion Blue Plaque - David Ben-Gurion 1886-1973 first Prime Minister of Israel lived here
Alfred Munnings Blue Plaque - Sir Alfred Munnings President of the Royal Academy Lived here 1920-1959
David Gestetner Blue Plaque - David Gestetner  1854-1939  Developer of Office  Copying Machinery  lived here  1898-1939
Blue Plaque № 43807 - Bearmans Department Store On this site stood 'Bearmans of Leytonstone' department store - "The Store with the Personal Touch". Opened by Frank Bearman, a draper by profession, in 1898 and family run until 1962. Closed in 1983
Luigi Manze Blue Plaque - Manze's Pie & Mash Shop.  Locally listed building.  Originally from Ravello in Italy, the Manze family emigrated to England in 1878 and founded an empire of fourteen pie & mash shops across London. In 1929 Luigi Manze rebuilt 76 High Street in its present form.
Terence MacSwiney Blue Plaque - Terence MacSwiney 1879 - 1920 Lord Mayor & MP died on hunger strike in HMP Brixton after 74 days 25-10-1920
Nigel Gresley Blue Plaque - Sir Nigel Gresley 1876–1941 Locomotive Engineer had his office in this station 1923-1941

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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

Smile in the mirror. Do that every morning and you'll start to see a big difference in your life.

Yoko Ono

Creativity takes courage

Henri Matisse

Tuesday isn't so bad...It's a sign that I've somehow survived Monday.

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