Lord George Porter OM PRS FRS
chemist, Fellow of the Royal Society (from 1960), Nobel Chemistry Laureate (from 1967), Knight Bachelor (1972-2002), 56th President of the Royal Society (1985-1990), Order of Merit recipient (from 1989), and 1st Baron Porter of Luddenham (from 1990)
Commemorated on 1 plaque
This plaque was unveiled on 4th September 1986 by Sir George Porter P.R.S. President of the British Association for the Advancement of Science to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the laying of the Clifton Suspension Bridge foundation stone by his predecessor the Marquis of Northampton on 27th August 1836 at 7.17 a.m.
Clifton Suspension Bridge, Bristol, United Kingdom where they was