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Blue Plaques in London

John Thurloe Blue Plaque - John Thurloe Secretary of State 1652 Bencher of Lincoln's Inn 1654 Lived in Old Square at various times until his death Born 1616 Died 1668
Walter Scott And Thomas Blackwell Terracotta Plaque - The Cedars. Gateway of The Cedars, home of Thomas Blackwell (died 1907) giver of Harrow Weald Recreation Ground and benefactor of All Saints Harrow Weald and St Anselms Hatch End Churches. House visited in 1806 by Novelist Sir Walter Scott.
Black Lion, London, Thomas Millwood, And Francis-Smith Black Plaque - Formerly known as the Black Lyon, a public house has stood on this site for well over 200 years.  Originally a piggery it is reputed that the pig farmer started brewing beer for himself and his friends - this proved so popular that it overtook his agricultural interests as his main occupation.  The Hammersmith Ghost started haunting Black Lion Lane an (sic) St. Paul's churchyard in 1804.  One night an excise officer Francis-Smith filled his blunderbuss with shot, and himself with ale before kill
A. J. P. Taylor Blue Plaque - A. J. P. Taylor 1906-1990 historian and broadcaster lived here
Beatrix Potter Blue Plaque - Beatrix Potter lived in a house on the site from 1866 to 1913
Gerald Kelly Blue Plaque - Sir Gerald Kelly 1879-1972 portrait painter lived here 1916-1972
Dyers’ Hall, London Blue Plaque - Site of Dyers’ Hall 1545-1681
Walter Sickert Blue Plaque - Walter Sickert 1860-1942 painter and etcher lived and worked here
John Loughborough Pearson And Edwin Lutyens Blue Plaque - Here lived and died John Loughborough Pearson 1817-1897 and later Sir Edwin Landseer Lutyens 1869-1944 architects
Black Plaque № 42545 - Canterbury Province New Zealand  In March 1848 on this site formerly 41 Charing Cross the Canterbury Association met and planned the settlement of the province founded on the 16 December 1830 by English settlers led by John Robert Godley.
George Orwell Green Plaque - George Orwell 1903-1950 novelist & essayist lived at 27B 1945
John Nash Blue Plaque - John Nash 1752-1835 Architect designed this terrace and lived here
Blue Plaque № 6136 - Site of the Loriners' Trade 11th - 13th Centuries
Thomas Carlyle White Plaque - Thomas Carlyle
Ernest Jones Blue Plaque - Dr.  Ernest Jones  1879-1958  Pioneer  Psychoanalyst  lived here
Hiram Maxim Blue Plaque - Sir Hiram Maxim 1840-1916 inventor and engineer designed and manufactured the Maxim gun in a workshop on these premises
John Groom Blue Plaque - John Groom 1845-1919 Philanthropist who founded workshops for disabled girls nearby lived here
John Galsworthy Blue Plaque - John Galsworthy (1867-1933), novelist and Playwright, lived here 1918-1933.

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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

London ... a great jiving funkapolitan

Boris Johnson

A bachelor's life is a fine breakfast, a flat lunch, and a miserable dinner.

Francis Bacon

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

Oscar Wilde

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