Documenting the historical links between people and places as recorded by commemorative plaques


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Photo of Bristol Riots blue plaque
Libby on Flickr

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Bristol Riots blue plaque Jez says,"Another home-made plaque. This time marking some rioting in Bristol over a Tesco store opening"

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