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Blue Plaques in London

Robert W. Paul Film Cell Plaque - Robert W. Paul (1869-1943) British cinema pioneer, inventor, manufacturer, producer, exhibitor and cinematographer opened his workshop here 1891
Blue Plaque № 9668 - The Cock Tavern. Designed by Hill & Fletcher Architects and erected in 1880. The Coach house and stables were added in 1888. A tavern is first mentioned on this site in 1747
Philip Jones Green Plaque - Philip Jones CBE  1928 - 2000  Musician, founder of the  Philip Jones brass ensemble  and pioneer of  brass chamber music  lived here  1964 - 2000
Frank Bridge Blue Plaque - Frank Bridge 1879-1941 composer and musician lived here
Anne Hyde And James II Grey Plaque - On part of this site in 1640 was built Worcester House where lived Edward second Marquess of Worcester. At midnight on the 3rd. September, 1660, Anne Hyde daughter of the Earl of Clarendon was secretly married here to the Duke of York (afterwards James II) whose two daughters, Mary and Anne, became Queens of England.
Sherlock Holmes Blue Plaque - 221b Sherlock Holmes consulting detective 1881-1904
Stone Plaque № 44764 - The heroine of Dickens' novel, Little Dorrit, was one resident who was not a prisoner.
Alfred Waterhouse Blue Plaque - Alfred Waterhouse 1830-1905 architect lived here
Raymond T. Chandler Blue Plaque - Raymond Chandler 1888-1959 Writer lived here
John Everett Millais, Emil Otto Hoppe, And Francis Bacon Blue Plaque - John Everett Millais 1829-1896, Emil Otto Hoppe 1878-1972, Francis Bacon 1909-1992 and other artists lived here
Alexander Fleming Blue Plaque - Sir Alexander Fleming 1881-1955 discoverer of penicillin lived here
Blue Plaque № 4970 - The second Lord's Cricket Ground 1811-1813 Home of MCC was located close to this site
Thomas Carlyle White Plaque - Thomas Carlyle
St. Martin Orgar, London Blue Plaque - Site of St. Martin Orgar Church
Blue Plaque № 41052 - A.V.Roe 1877 - 1958 Under these arches Alliott Verdon Roe assembled his AVRO No. 1 triplane. In July 1909 he made the first all-British powered flight from Walthamstow Marsh.
Thomas Faryner And Great Fire Of London Brown Plaque - Near this site stood the shop belonging to Thomas Faryner, the King's Baker, in which the Great Fire of September 1666 began.    Presented by the Worshipful Company of Bakers to mark the 500th anniversary of their charter granted by King Henry VII in 1486
Thomas Earnshaw Blue Plaque - Site of the business premises of Thomas Earnshaw 1749-1829 noted watch and chronometer maker
The Daily Courant Blue Plaque - In a house near this site was published in 1702 The Daily Courant first London daily newspaper

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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

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

Anonymous

Rather go to bed with out dinner than to rise in debt.

Benjamin Franklin

Every day I feel is a blessing from God. And I consider it a new beginning. Yeah, everything is beautiful.

Prince

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