Commemorated on 1 plaque

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Sir Joseph Wilson Swan (1828-1914) lived here 1869-1883. A physicist and chemist, his experiments here led to him inventing the first electric light bulb. Underhill was the first house in the world to be wired for domestic electric lighting.

Underhill Residential Home, Kell's Lane, Low Fell, Gateshead, United Kingdom where it was