Bristol Council

A committee of councillors from all parties and representatives from the Civic Society and the Dept of Environment Transport and Leisure meet annually to discuss the nominations that have been received.

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Isaac Rosenberg (1890-1918) artist and poet was born at 5 Adelaide Place

25 Garamound House, Clarence Road, Redcliffe, Bristol, United Kingdom

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John Michael Ziman FRS 1925-2005 physicist, philosopher, humanist who explored the meaning of science in society. 'Science is public knowledge'. Lived here from 1964 to 1982

20 Eastfield, Westbury on Trym, Bristol, United Kingdom

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Kassam Ismail Majothi 1924-2002 founder of Bristol Sweet Mart

71 St Marks Road, Bristol, United Kingdom

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Eliza Walker Dunbar (1845-1925) pioneer woman doctor lived here 1883-1925

9 Oakfield Road, Clifton, Bristol, United Kingdom

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The Gaiety Cinema 1933-2000 On this site stood the Gaiety Cinema, the last family owned cinema in Bristol which showed films to an estimated eight million people

Corner of Crossways Rd and Wells Rd, Knowle, Bristol, United Kingdom

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Ronald Russell 1910-1994 Peggy Ann Wood 1912-1998 ran the Rapier Players repertory company here at the Little Theatre continuously from 1935-1963

Colston Hall, Colston Street, Bristol, United Kingdom

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Thomas Lawrence 1769-1830 portrait painter

7 Redcross St, St Judes, Bristol, United Kingdom

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Irene Rose 1883-1965 dancer and singer. President of the Music Hall Ladies Guild

26 Richmond Street, Totterdown, Bristol, United Kingdom

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Robert Taylor GC 1920 - 1950 Robert Taylor who lived here all his life. Killed trying to stop armed robbers at Lloyds Bank, Westbury on March 13th 1950. He was awarded the George Cross for bravery

24 Victoria Park, Bristol, United Kingdom

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Robin Tanner 1904-1988 etcher and painter

5 Ryde Road, Knowle, Bristol, United Kingdom

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Annie Kenney 1879-1930 leading suffragette

23 Gordon Road, Clifton, Bristol, United Kingdom

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Charlotte Keel (1888-1955) alderman and health pioneer lived here

15 Hereford Road, St Werburghs, Bristol, United Kingdom

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Edward William Godwin 1833-1886 Bristol born architect, furniture and fabric designer responsible for the building of the Carriageworks, Stokes Croft, Wesbury-on-Trym village hall and restoration of St Mary Redcliffe Church lived here from 1862-1865

21 Portland Square, St Paul's, Bristol, United Kingdom

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Ernest Bevin (1881-1951) General Secretary TGWU, MP and Foreign Secretary lived here

39 Saxon Road, St Werburghs, Bristol, United Kingdom

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Michael Redgrave (1908-1985) actor and film star

4 Horfield Road, Bristol, United Kingdom

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Ellen Sharples 1769-1849 Rolinda Sharples 1794-1838 mother and daughter, artists who lived here from 1821-1832

37 Canynge Rd, Clifton, Bristol, United Kingdom

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Bob Hope 1903-2003 comedian and actor

St Georges Park, St George, Church Road entrance, Bristol, United Kingdom

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Guy Broadwith Tordoff 1908-1990 teacher of Esperanto, pacifist and committed Quaker who travelled widely in Eastern Europe to promote peace through better communication Lived here from 1923-1988

82 Pendennis Park, Brislington, Bristol, United Kingdom

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Elizabeth Sturge 1849-1944 Helen Sturge 1858-1945 pioneers in womens suffrage and education for girls and young women

2 Durdham Park, Redland, Bristol, United Kingdom

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Catherine Grace 1907-1986 educational pioneer, founder of St Christopher's School

27 Upper Belgrave Road, Bristol, United Kingdom

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Russ Conway 1925-2000 pianist, composer and entertainer, born Trevor H Stanford lived here 1929-1944

2 Dean Lane, Southville, Bristol, United Kingdom

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Birthplace of Bristol's Aerospace industries 19th February 1910 In this building Sir George White, chairman of Bristol Tramways and Carriage Company, founded the British and Colonial Aeroplane Company and the Bristol Aeroplane Company, forerunners of British Aerospace

Halifax Building Society, Clare Street, Bristol, United Kingdom

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Norah Cooke-Hurle (born Fry) 1871 - 1960 Educationalist and mental health pioneer lived at Brislington Hill House on this site from 1915 - 1921

Stars and Stripes Pool Hall, Bath Road, Brislington Hill, Bristol, United Kingdom

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Dame Eva Turner 1892-1990 opera singer attended St Anne's School 1901-1906

St Annes School, Bloomfield Road, St Annes, Bristol, United Kingdom

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Eric Ball OBE 1903-1989 salvationist and composer - dedicated to God and worshipped here as a child, `The Beethoven of Brass'

Salvation Army Hall, Two Mile Hill Road, Bristol, United Kingdom

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"His Masters Voice". Mark Barraud 1848-1887 owner and master of Bristol born dog Nipper 1884-1895 was employed as a scenic designer in the old Prince's Theatre in Park Row

Corner of Park Row/Woodland Road, Bristol, United Kingdom

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Henry Wills 1856-1922 engineer and philanthropist

23 Blenheim Road, Bristol, United Kingdom

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Lady Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence 1867-1954 lecturer, writer, suffragist and pacifist who edited 'Votes for Women' was born here

20 Charlotte St, Bristol, United Kingdom

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Hannah More 1745-1833 educational pioneer

Keepers Cottage, Brislington Hill, Brislington, Bristol, United Kingdom

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Rt Rev. Dr Mervyn Stockwood 1913 - 1995 Vicar of this parish from 1941 - 1955 Bishop of Southwark 1959 - 1980 As a Christian he inspired generosity. As a leader he fought for tolerance.

Corner of Church Road/Cowper Street, Redfield, Bristol, United Kingdom

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Jessie Stephen 1893-1979 Trade unionist and councillor who in 1952 became the first woman president of the trades council. Lived and died here.

27 Chessel Street, Bedminster, Bristol, United Kingdom

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Ruby Helder 1890-1938 internationally famous Tenor singer

Flats at southern end of Easton Road, Easton, Bristol, United Kingdom

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Sir Robert Stephens (1931-1995) early star of the National Theatre, London stage and screen actor lived here from 1931 to 1939

34 Priory Rd, Shirehampton, Bristol, United Kingdom

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Ben Tillett 1861-1943 President of TUC and MP

8 Combefactory Lane, (upper Bannerman Road), Easton, Bristol, United Kingdom

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Paul Dirac 1902-1984 Nobel Prize winner for physics

15 Monk Road Bishopston, Bristol, United Kingdom

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Jack Board 1867-1924 Gloucester and England Wicket Keeper

22 Manor Road, Bishopston, Bristol, United Kingdom

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Princess Caraboo Real name Mary Wilcocks 1791-1864 Arrived in Almondsbury on April 3rd 1817 and successfully passed herself off as Princess Caraboo from Javasu (a non-existent island) from which she claimed to have been kidnapped by pirates. Exposed ten weeks later, Mary emigrated to America returning to London 1824 and subsequently Bedminster where she became a leech dealer. From 1851 to the end of her life she lived at No 11 Princess Street.

11 Princess Street, Bedminster, Bristol, United Kingdom

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Victoria Hughes 1897-1978 who befriended and cared for prostitutes when she worked here as a lavatory attendant from 1929-1962

Public toilets on the Downs, Bristol, United Kingdom

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Ada Vachell 1866-1923 champion of poor and disabled people and founder in 1895 of the 'Guild of the Handicapped' lived here from 1910-1923

Foley Cottage, 130 Hampton Rd, Redland, Bristol, United Kingdom

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