Born here 7 September 1855 William Friese-Greene The pioneer of Cinematography This commemoration plaque was unveiled by the Lord Mayor of Bristol, Ald. Harry Crook, J. P. on the occasion of the inventor's centenary 7th September 1955 and honoured by the Bristol Savages, Bristol Civic Society, Western Counties Photographic Federation Institute of Bristol Photographers Bristol Amateur Cine Society Bristol Photographic Society Bristol Camera Club and citizens of his native city. This plaque was transferred here from Number 12 College Street which once stood opposite.

Council House, College Green, Bristol, United Kingdom

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Bristol Royal Blind Asylum or School of Industry for the Blind 1793-1968 Originally situated in the centre of Bristol, it was one of the oldest institutions for the blind in the world and accepted pupils from all over the country. Work started on the new school on this site in 1909 and it opened in 1911. Declining numbers led to the closure of the school in 1968 and the building was demolished in 1971.

Henleaze Road, Bristol, United Kingdom

The Royal School for the Blind

Henleaze Road, Bristol, United Kingdom