Holbrook Bequest

From Nottingham's Plaques and Statues by Terry Fry, "..In his will William Stephenson Holbrook, gentleman, of Wlebeck House, 12 Bentinck Road, Nottingham left £200 to the city for erecting tablets 'to mark the several spots within the said city upon which events of historical interest have occurred, for example the spot where King Charles I raised his standard.'....Eventually fifteen Holbrook plaques were erected but today seven are missing."
In this house was born on 10th April 1829 William Booth founder and General of The Salvation Army

12 Notintone Place, Nottingham, United Kingdom

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Here lived Henry Dawson artist born 1811, died 1878

99 Mansfield Road, NG1 3, Nottingham, United Kingdom

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On this site stood the house in which Philip James Bailey author of "Festus" was born April 22nd 1816

Weekday Cross, Nottingham, United Kingdom

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In this house lived Marshal Tallart from 1705 to 1711 while prisoner of war after the Battle of Blenheim 1704

Newdigate House, Castle Gate, Nottingham, United Kingdom

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This site was formerly known as Swine Green Lord Byron wrote his first piece of poetry in 1798, with the verse "In Nottingham County there lives at Swine Green as curst an old lady as ever was seen....."

Cape - Pelham Street, Nottingham, United Kingdom

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Lord Byron 1788-1824 the poet, lived in this house in the years 1798 and 1799

Newstead House, 76 St. James Street, Nottingham, United Kingdom

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On a mount - about 80 yards - to the rear of this tablet Charles I raised his standard August 25th 1642.

St James Terrace, Nottingham, United Kingdom

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On this site stood the old rectory in which was born Gilbert Wakefield theologian and scholar Feb 22nd 1756. Died at Hackney, Sep 9th 1801

St Nicholas Churchyard, Maid Marion Way, Nottingham, United Kingdom

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In this house lived John Leavers, Inventor of the Leavers Lace Machine 1913 (The House on this site to which the above plaque was fixed was demolished in July 1959)

St Helen's Street, Nottingham, United Kingdom

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