Ipswich Society

The society have erected a number of plaques which are detailed on a walking tour leaflet available online at http://www.ipswichsociety.org.uk/plaques/ or at the Ipswich Tourist Information Office. There are also some older, and smaller, black plaques.

http://www.ipswichsociety.org.uk/plaques/

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Thomas Gainsborough 1727-1788 painter lived at No.34 which stood next door 1752-1759

32 Foundation Street, Ipswich, United Kingdom

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Site of the house of Thomas Eldred circumnavigator 1586-88

97 Fore Street, Ipswich, United Kingdom

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Cor Visser, Dutch artist lived here 1962-1982

44 Fore Street, Ipswich, United Kingdom

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John Glyde 1823-1905 social historian of Suffolk lived here until 1844

9 Eagle Street, Ipswich, United Kingdom

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Nathaniel Bacon 1593-1660. Recorder of Ipswich, parliamentarian lived here 1642-1660

St Margaret's Green, Ipswich, United Kingdom

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Jean Ingelow 1820-1897 poet and novelist lived here 1834-1844

2 Elm Street, Ipswich, United Kingdom

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Leslie Barefoot G.C. 1887 – 1958 architect of these buildings. George Cross for bomb disposal 1941

The Walk, Ipswich, United Kingdom

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William King 1786-1865 co-operative movement pioneer was born here 17 April 1786

19 Lower Brook Street, Ipswich, United Kingdom

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Edith Maud Cook 1878–1910 the first woman pilot in Britain was born here 1st September 1878

90 Fore Street, Ipswich, United Kingdom

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V.S. Pritchett 1900-1997 writer was born here 16 December 1900

41 St Nicholas Street, Ipswich, United Kingdom

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Robert Ransome 1753-1830 established his iron foundry on this site 1789

Old Foundry Road, Ipswich, United Kingdom

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Edward ardizzone blue plaque
Edward Ardizzone CBE RA 1900 - 1979 Artist, illustrator, creator of children's books; Kate Greenway Medal Winner for Tim All Alone; gained inspiration here.

Albion Quay, Ipswich, United Kingdom

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Richard Dykes Alexander 1788-1865 Quaker, banker, philanthropist and pioneer photographer lived here.

Alexander House, St Matthews Street, Ipswich, United Kingdom

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Margaret Tempest (Lady Mears) 1892-1982 distinguished artist and co-founder of The Chelsea Illustrators lived here.

corner of St Edmund’s Road and Henley Road, Ipswich, United Kingdom

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Constance Andrews b.1964 social reformer: most prominent suffragette; led the 1911 Votes for Women protest here.

Arlingtons Brasserie, Museum Street, Ipswich, United Kingdom

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Nina Layard 1853-1935 archaeologist and Fellow, Society of Antiquarians, led first excavations on this site.

Foundation Street, Ipswich, United Kingdom

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Mary Whitmore MBE 1884-1974 first woman mayor of Ipswich; Socialist, public servant and teacher.

Town Hall, Cornhill, Ipswich, United Kingdom

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Sir Charles Scott Sherrington OM PRS 1857-1952 Neurophysiologist, histologist and Nobel Laureate in 1932. Educated here 1871-1876

Henley Road, Ipswich, United Kingdom

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