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Henry Preston 1852-1940 founder of Grantham Museum opened 1926 geologist, archaeologist and coin collector, founder member of Grantham Scientific Society in 18?? manager of Grantham Water Company

Grantham Museum, Grantham, United Kingdom

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Thomas Paine political writer 1737-1809 He stayed here in the George Hotel from 1762 until 1764 whilst employed as an excise officer. His writing inspired great passions. His grand vision of society advocated a world peace organisation, social security for the poor and elderly and freedom from slavery.

George Hotel, now the George Shopping Centre, Grantham, United Kingdom

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Sir Isaac Newton 1642 - 1727 site of a house owned by Mr. Clark the apothecary. Isaac Newton lodged here whilst attending the Grammar School, Grantham, between 1655 and 1660. Universally regarded as one of the world's greatest scientists.

14 The George Shopping Centre, Grantham, United Kingdom

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Lance Corporal Joseph Tombs VC 1888 - 1966 Attended this school in the early 1900s He was awarded the Victoria Cross for conspicuous gallantry on 16 May 1915 on his own initiative he crawled 100 yards under heavy shell and machine-gun fire to rescue four wounded men.

The King's School, Grantham, United Kingdom

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Captain Albert Ball VC, DSO & 2 bars, MC 1897-1917 attended this school in 1906 & 1907. He was awarded the Victoria Cross for most conspicuous & consistent bravery in 26 combats during which he destroyed 11 enemy aircraft & forced several others to land. He was killed in action in May 1917 at the age of 20.

Brook Street, Grantham, United Kingdom

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Madame Augusta Montanari 1818-1864 pioneer maker of wax dolls lived at 9 Avenue Road and was born in Grantham as Augusta Dalton she gave her married name to a particularly fine type of poured was dolls

London Road, Grantham, United Kingdom

Lance Corporal Walter Parker VC 1881-1936. Walter Parker was born near here at 5 Agnes Street. During the Gallipoli Campaign he was awarded the Victoria Cross. In charge of a party of stretcher bearers he braved heavy machine-gun fire, and despite being seriously injured, helped to save his wounded comrades.

5 Agnes Street, Grantham, United Kingdom

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Charles Dickens 1812-1870 stayed here at the George Hotel and in "Nicholas Nicklesby" described it as 'one of the best inns in England'

George Hotel, Grantham, United Kingdom

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William Wand 1885-1977 John William Wand lived here. Archbishop of Brisbane 1934-1943 Bishop of London 1945-1955 his bishop's crozier is in St. Wulfram's Church.

69 Manthorpe Road, Grantham, United Kingdom

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Birth place of Arthur Harry Blissett 1878-1955 Royal Marine and antarctic explorer, discovery expedition with Capt. Robert Falcon Scott 1901-1904

30 Manthorpe Road, Grantham, United Kingdom

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In the hall of this school Sir Isaac Newton was taught

Church Street, Grantham, United Kingdom

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Arthur Storer 1645-1687 astronomer & mathematician attended this school with his lifelong friend Sir Isaac Newton. First named astronomer in North America. Mentioned in Newton's Principia

King's School, Church Street, Grantham, United Kingdom

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