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William shakespeare acted at the theatre (hackney)
William Shakespeare acted at The Theatre. Built by James Burbage. Plays by Shakespeare were performed here.

Curtain Road, London, United Kingdom

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Mark Feld later known as Marc Bolan musician lived here 1947-1962

25 Stoke Newington Common, Hackney, London, United Kingdom

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The Eagle Tavern, Grecian Theatre Pleasure Grounds, Grecian Saloon & Olympic Theatre stood here 1825-1899. Here Marie Lloyd, music hall artiste made her first public performance in 1885

The Eagle, 1 Shepherdess Walk, London, United Kingdom

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Mary Wollstonecraft 1759-1797 Author of ‘A Vindication of the Rights of Woman’ Pioneer of women’s rights and mother of Mary Shelley Stayed in a house on this site in 1784 And lived early years in Hoxton.

373-5 Mare Street, The Narroway, London, United Kingdom

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Edith Cavell Executed in Belgium by German firing squad for assisting injured soldiers in World War I Assistant Matron at the Shoreditch Infirmary, 1903-1906

St Leonard's Hospital, Kingsland Road, N1, London, United Kingdom

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The Manor House Built 1845 For John Robert Daniel Tyssen Steward for the new Hackney Manors site of the New Mermaid Tavern c. 1773

Mare Street, Hackney, London, United Kingdom

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First bomb of World War One to fall from a zeppelin on London dropped in the garden of The Nevill Arms Public House 30 May 1915

31 Nevill Road, Hackney, London, United Kingdom

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Mel Calman 1931-1994 Cartoonist and writer Lived here 1931-1957

Linthorpe Road, Hackney, London, United Kingdom

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Near this site stood The Curtain Theatre 1577-c.1627 Second English public playhouse Here William Shakespeare acted & plays by Shakespeare and Ben Jonson were performed.

18 Hewett Street, Hackney, London, United Kingdom

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Lewis “Daddy” Burtt 1860-1935 John Burtt 1855-1925 Honorary Superintendent & Sectretary, Founders of Hoxton Market Christian Mission Founded 1886 Operating from these premises from 1915, For the benefit of local people.

Coronet Street, Hackney, London, United Kingdom

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Celia Fiennes Traveller and diarist Lived in a house near this site From 1738, and died here.

Unit 5, 8–20 Well Street, Hackney, London, United Kingdom

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Edgar Allan Poe 1809-1849 writer and poet was a pupil at the Manor House School (1817-20), which stood on this site

172 Stoke Newington Church Street, Hackney, London, United Kingdom

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John Howard 1726-1790 Pioneer prison reformer Author of ‘The State of Prisons’ 1777 Was born in his father’s house near this site

157-9 Lower Clapton Road, Hackney, London, United Kingdom

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Nelson Lee Actor, theatre manager & pantomime writer Lived here 1851-1872

67 Shrubland Road, Hackney, London, United Kingdom

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Gainsbrough   london borough of hackney blue plaque
The Gainsborough Film Studios 1924-1949 Alfred Hitchcock, Michael Balcon, Ivor Novello, Gracie Fields, 'The Lady Vanishes', 'The Wicked Lady' worked and were filmed here

Poole Street, Hackney, London, United Kingdom

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Shoreditch Electricity Generating Station and Refuse Destructor Inaugurated 28 June 1897 by the Shoreditch Vestry, Precursor of Shoreditch Borough Council. An early purpose-built undertaking To generate electricity from steam Created by burning rubbish.

Coronet Street, London, United Kingdom

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Electricity Generating Sub-Station Transformer station for London County Council tramway system. Designed in 1905 by Vincent Harris, Architect with L.C.C. Built 1905-07.

32 Rivington Street, Hackney, London, United Kingdom

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Joshua Watson Philanthropist, educationalist and prominent lay churchman, Lived in a house on this site 1811-23 & 1841-55

117 Lower Clapton Road, Hackney, London, United Kingdom

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91-101 Worship Street Built as workshops and dwellings Designed by Philip Webb, 1862 Friend and colleague of William Morris. Co-founders of the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings, 1877.

91-101 Worship Street, London, United Kingdom

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This site formed part of Loddiges Nursery Famous for orchids & other hot-house plants with the largest palm house in Britain. 1785-1852

Hackney Free & Parochial School, Paragon Road, Hackney, London, United Kingdom

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First plastic in the world known as "Parkesine", invented by Alexander Parkes, first made near this site 1866 at the Parkesine Works

Berkshire Road / Wallis Road, Hackney Wick, London, United Kingdom

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Pickwick Bicycle Club Oldest surviving cycling club in the world. First met at Downs Hotel On 22nd June 1870.

Downs Public House, Downs Road, Hackney, London, United Kingdom

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Tower of Church of Saint Augustine Built by the end of the 13th century Dedicated to St. John after 1660 Church demolished 1797-98

by Clock Tower, Mare Street, Hackney, London, United Kingdom

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Air Raid Precaution Centre

Rossendale Street, Hackney, London, United Kingdom

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Sir Leonard Woolley Archaeologist and excavator of Ur Born in a house on this site 1880.

13 Southwold Road, Hackney, London, United Kingdom

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Kate Greenaway 1846-1901 artist and illustrator of children's books was born at 1 Cavendish Street which stood near this site.

Sylvia Court, Cavendish Street, Hackney, London, United Kingdom

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James Brooks 1825-1901 Eminent Church Architect. Designed Church of St. Columba, Kingsland Road, 1868. Designed and built this house c.1862. Lived and died here.

Clissold Crescent, Hackney, London, United Kingdom

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Joseph Priestley Theologian, scientist & discoverer of oxygen. Lived in a house on this Site 1792-1794

113 Lower Clapton Road, Hackney, London, United Kingdom

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The First Synagogue In present-day London Borough of Hackney. Built 1770-80 (5539-5540). Stood to the rear of this building in the grounds of Clapton House

25 Thistlethwaite Road, Hackney, London, United Kingdom

On this site stood stoke newington manor house c.1500 %e2%80%93 1695 and the terrace called church row 1695 1700 %e2%80%93 1936
On this site stood Stoke Newington Manor House c.1500 – 1695 And the terrace called Church Row 1695-1700 – 1936

Stoke Newington Town Hall, Hackney, London, United Kingdom

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Brooke House (King’s Place) Stood on this site From late 15th century - 1955. Owned by Henry VIII, 1535-47. Fulke Greville (Lord Brooke) Poet and courtier lived here 1609-1628.

Brooke House Sixth Form College, Kenninghall Road, Hackney, E5 9BP, London, United Kingdom

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These buildings were built as the Parish Watch House, lock up and fire engine room Engine House built 1821. Watch House & lock-up built 1824.

6-8 Lordship Road, Hackney, London, United Kingdom

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Hoxton Hall Built 1863 as a music hall. Owned since 1863 by Bedford Institute. The Society of Friends (Quakers) Community activities expanded from c 1894

128 Hoxton Street, Hackney, London, United Kingdom

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Newington Green Church Built 1708, enlarged 1860. Oldest non-conformist place of worship in London, which is still in use.

39 Newington Green, Hackney, London, United Kingdom

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Charles Bradlaugh Freethinker & politician. Malthusian & Republican. Born near this site at 5 Bacchus Walk 26 September 1833.

Regan Way, Hackney, London, United Kingdom

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This site formed part of The Pimlico Hostelry and Pleasure Gardens A noted place of entertainment Established by 1590s Ben Jonson fought a duel near here.

LBH Housing, Arden House, Pitfield Street, Hackney, London, United Kingdom

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This site formed The German Hospital For German people And German speakers. Local people were also treated here. Designed by T. L. Donaldson and E. A. Gruning Built 1864.

Dalston Lane, Hackney, London, United Kingdom

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This area formed part of Holywell Priory Founded 1152/8, dissolved 1539 Named after a holy well. Bounded by Curtain Road, Holywell Lane, Bateman Road & Shoreditch High Street

98 Curtain Road, Hackney, London, United Kingdom

The elizabeth fry refuge 1849 1913 to help women in need. elizabeth fry 1780 1845 reformer of conditions for female prisoners
The Elizabeth Fry Refuge 1849-1913 To help women in need. Elizabeth Fry, 1780-1845 Reformer of conditions for female prisoners.

195 Mare Street, Hackney, London, United Kingdom

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Braidwood Academy For The Deaf And Dumb The first school in England for The education of deaf & dumb. Run by Thomas Braidwood. Stood on this site, 1783-1799.

LBH Housing on Chatham Place, London, United Kingdom

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On this site stood St. Mary’s Haggerston (Church of England) Designed by John Nash. Built 1826-7.

Playground between Queensbridge Road and Thurtle Road, Hackney, London, United Kingdom

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Jeremy Feakes 1972-2007 Designer, entrepreneur and founder of The Urban Golf Tournament lived here

Orsman Road, Hoxton, London, United Kingdom

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The Gunpowder Plot In a house near this site on 12 October 1605 Lord Monteagle received the letter unmasking the plot led by Guy Fawkes to blow up the Houses of Parliament

244-278 Crondall Street, Hoxton Street elevation, London, United Kingdom

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Anthony Newley 1931-1999 Entertainer Was a pupil at this school and lived at 14 Oswald Street, now the site of Heanor Court, from 1931 until the mid 1940's.

Mandeville Street, Hackney, London, United Kingdom

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Jessica Tandy 1909-1994 Actress and star of Driving Miss Daisy was born here

58A Geldeston Road, Hackney, London, United Kingdom

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Pollock's Toy Theatre Shop Stood near this site Founded by John Redington 1851 Run by Benjamin Pollock & family Premises bombed in World War II “Penny plain, twopence coloured”

McGregor Court, Hoxton Street, Hackney, London, United Kingdom

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The gateway to Abney House Which stood here 1700-1843 Issac Watts Hymn-writer and poet stayed here 1734-1748

82 Stoke Newington Church Street, N16, London, United Kingdom

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Anna laetitia barbauld 1743 1825 poet and writer lived in this house from 1802 and died here
Anna Laetitia Barbauld 1743-1825 Poet and writer lived in this house from 1802 and died here

113 Stoke Newington Church Street, Hackney, London, United Kingdom

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On this site stood the Britannia Saloon opened 1841 rebuilt in 1858 and renamed the Britannia Theatre, demolished in 1941.

Hoxton Street, London, United Kingdom

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On this site stood a medieval mansion sometime home of edward de vere 17th earl of oxford. built c. 14th century demolished c. 1710. sisters place built c. 1714.
On this site stood a medieval mansion, sometime home of Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford. Built c. 14th century, demolished c. 1710. Sisters' Place built c. 1714.

173 Stoke Newington Church Street, N16, London, United Kingdom

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