London Borough of Bromley

Bromley Council run a blue plaque scheme as they wish to recognise those citizens who have contributed to the world around them. Normally the Council erects one or two plaques each year. It is recognised that the plaques contribute to the creation of a 'sense of place' in the specific local communities which make up the London Borough of Bromley and portrays the considerable historic connections which the Borough has with the arts, sciences, professions, social services and history.

http://www.bromley.gov.uk/environment/conservation_urban_design/blueplaques/

Brass Crosby 1725-1793 Lord Mayor of London

Court Lodge, Church Road, Chelsfield, United Kingdom

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Charles Keeping 1924-1988 illustrator lived here

16 Church Road, Shortlands, BR2 , Bromley, United Kingdom

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Enid Blyton 1897-1968 authoress lived here

83 Shortlands Road, Shortlands, BR2 0JG , Bromley, United Kingdom

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Frank Bourne 1855-1945 Colour Sargeant at the Battle for Rorke's Drift 22-23 January 1879 lived here

16 Kings Hall Road, Beckenham, United Kingdom

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Harold Bride (1890-1956) wireless operator aboard RMS Titanic lived here 1903-1922

58 Ravensbourne Avenue, Shortlands, BR2 0BP, London, United Kingdom

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Heddle Nash (1895-1961) international opera singer lived here

49 Towncourt Crescent, Petts Wood, BR5 1PH, London, United Kingdom

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Sir Geraint Evans 1922-1992 opera singer and producer lived here

34 Birchwood Road, Petts Wood, United Kingdom

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Walter De La Mare 1873-1956 poet and author lived here

195 Mackenzie Road, Bromley, United Kingdom

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Parish post, Penge. Marking the boundary of what was a detached part of the parish of Battersea until 1855

Lansdowne Place, Croydon, London, United Kingdom

Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins 1807-1889 artist and solicitor, designer of the prehistoric 'monsters' in Crystal Palace Park lived here

'Fossil Villa', 22 Belvedere Road, Anerley, London, United Kingdom

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Ewan MacColl 1915-1989 political songwriter and playwright lived here

35 Stanley Avenue, BR3 2PU, Beckenham, United Kingdom

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Lord Ted Willis 1918-1992 playwright and author lived here

5 Shepherds Green, Chislehurst, BR7 6PB, Chislehurst, United Kingdom

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Richmal Crompton 1890-1969 authoress lived here

'The Glebe', Oakley Road, Bromley Common, BR2 8HQ, London, United Kingdom

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Sir John Lubbock, First Lord Avebury 1834-1913 scientist, politician, author and banker lived at High Elms

High Elms Estate, Shire Lane, Farnborough, United Kingdom

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Sir Malcolm Campbell 1885-1948 world land and water speed record holder lived here

Bonchester, Bonchester Close, Off Camden Park Road, Chislehurst, Kent, Chislehurst, United Kingdom

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Sir Victor Shepheard 1893-1989 naval architect lived here

Manor Place, Manor Park, Chislehurst, United Kingdom

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Thomas Crapper 1837-1910 engineer, developer of the controlled flow cistern lived here

12 Thornsett Road, Bromley, United Kingdom

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William Willett 1856-1915 noted house builder and initiator of British Summer Time lived here

The Cedars, Camden Park Road, Chislehurst, United Kingdom

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Site of the birthplace of Harry Relph "Little Tich" music hall comedian born 21st July 1867

The Blacksmith Arms, Cudham Lane South, Cudham, United Kingdom

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John Pennington Harman VC 1914-1944 Lance Corporal 4th Battalion The Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment awarded the Victoria Cross for conspicuous bravery at Kohima, Assam, India 9 April 1944 born here

9 Shrewsbury Road, Beckenham, United Kingdom

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Chislehurst Caves. People came from across London and north west Kent to shelter here during the Blitz. At the height of the bombardment between October 1940 and July 1941 thousands used the cave system each night.

Caveside Close, Chislehurst, London, United Kingdom

Site of Biggin Hill Royal Air Force station 1917-1992

Main Road, Biggin Hill, London, United Kingdom

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The Strongest Link. The Royal Air Force Station motto commemorates all service and civilian personnel based here during World War II who played such a crucial part in winning Peace In Europe 8th May 1945

Main Road, Biggin Hill, London, United Kingdom

Towerfields

Towerfields, Westerham Road, Leaves Green, London, United Kingdom

Behind these premises stood Hayes Place the home of William Pitt 1st Earl of Chatham 1708-1778 British Prime Minister and the birthplace of William Pitt the Younger 1759-1806 British Prime Minister

25 Hayes Street, Hayes, Bromley, BR2 7LE, London, United Kingdom

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