Open Plaques

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

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    Nigel Thomas Irwin Wiskar blue plaque in London
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  1. Plaque inscription

    Joseph Rowntree (1836-1925) was born here over the Rowntree shop which opened on this site in 1822. A Quaker businessman, social reformer and phila...

  2. Plaque inscription

    Town Hall & Assembly Room 1776 architect John Carr of York 1723-1807