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In 1585 Gregory Gunne predicted that one day a religious house would be founded at TYBURN. His prediction was fulfilled when TYBURN CONVENT was established in 1903

Tyburn Convent, Bayswater Road, London, United Kingdom

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Sir william crookes 1832 1919 scientist lived here from 1880 until his death
Sir William Crookes 1832-1919 scientist lived here from 1880 until his death

7 Kensington Park Gardens, Notting Hill, W11, London, United Kingdom

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Kenneth Horne

BBC Radio Theatre Broadcasting House, London, United Kingdom

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Wynkyn de Worde father of Fleet Street first set up his press by Shoe Lane near this hall circa 1500

Stationers’ Hall Court, London, United Kingdom

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Edward goodrich acheson 1856 1931 inventor scientist industrialist lived on this site 1912 1915
Edward Goodrich Acheson 1856-1931 inventor, scientist, industrialist lived on this site 1912-1915

31 Prince Albert Road, NW8, London, United Kingdom

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This house designed by norman shaw architect for frederick goodall painter was later the home of w.s. gilbert writer and librettist
This house designed by R. Norman Shaw Architect, for Frederick Goodall Painter was later the home of W. S. Gilbert Writer and librettist

Grim's Dyke, Harrow Weald, London, United Kingdom

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Project funded by public subscription Cost of building and fittings £200,000 Value of exhibits (excluding Koh-I-Noor diamond) £2 million Profits £186,437 Profits fund site for cultural insitutions on Exhibition Road

Hyde Park, London, United Kingdom

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The earliest local historical source in 1828 identifies the Old Red Lion as the place where Tom Paine wrote part 1 of "The Rights of Man" in 1791

Old Red Lion, Angel, London, United Kingdom

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Christopher Pinchbeck clock maker 1670-1732

33 St John's Lane, London, United Kingdom

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Henry Irving was the first actor to be knighted (1895). From 1878 - 1902 he managed the Lyceum Theatre. Whilst working at the Lyceum as Irving's acting manager, Bram Stoker wrote Dracula.

The Lyceum Theatre, London, United Kingdom

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Gas Light & Coke Company 1813-1937 site of a gasworks which provided the first public supply of gas in the world

Great Peter Street / St Anne's Street junction, London, United Kingdom

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This street was 'Tin Pan Alley' 1911-1992 home of the British publishers and songwriters and their meeting place The Giaconda

Denmark Street, London, United Kingdom

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Old Fire Station

90 High Street, Harrow on the Hill, London, United Kingdom

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Benny Hill 1925-1992 comedian

Teddington Studios, Broom Road, Teddington, 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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Here in the former Turk's Head Tavern Dr Samuel Johnson & Joshua Reynolds founded The Club in 1764

9 Gerrard Street, London, United Kingdom

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Colin Chapman 1928-1982 founded Lotus Engineering Co. on this site in January 1952

7 Tottenham Lane, N8, London, United Kingdom

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Vivian Stanshall, lived down our street "Into and Outro" 1990-1995

21 Hillfield Park, Muswell Hill, N10 3QT, London, United Kingdom

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The Old Forge built around 1740. The last surviving working forge in the area

Addington Village Road, Addington, London, United Kingdom

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Here fell PC Ronan McCloskey 9th May 1987

Dudden Hill Lane, NW10, London, United Kingdom

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Founded here by elizabeth and constance finn the distressed gentlefolk%27s aid association on 5th may 1897
Founded here by Elizabeth and Constance Finn the Distressed Gentlefolk's Aid Association on 5th May 1897

75 Brook Green, W6, London, United Kingdom

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Thomas Woolner RA Sculptor and poet lived here 1860 - 1892

29 Welbeck Street, Westminster, London, United Kingdom

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William Morris lived at Woodford Hall 1840-1847. The house demolished in 1900 stood to the rear of this site

Woodford Parish Church Memorial Hall, High Street, E11, London, United Kingdom

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Avenue House bequeathed to the people of Finchley by Henry C. Stephens (1841-1918)

Avenue House, East End Road, Finchley, N3, London, United Kingdom

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Here fell PC Nina Mackay 24th October 1997

Arthingworth Street, E15, London, United Kingdom

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Site of Ridgeway House residence of Peter Collinson (1694-1768) author, naturalist and botanist

Wall of Mill Hill School, The Ridgeway, NW7, London, United Kingdom

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On this site was built the Davies Amphitheatre 1662-1682 the last bear-baiting ring of Bankside visited by Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn. To the north from mid 16th century was the Bear Gardens, a bear-baiting ring visited by Queen Elizabeth I and replaced by The Hope Playhouse 1614-1656, built for plays and bear-baiting where Ben Jonson's play 'Bartholomew Fair' was first performed

Bear Gardens, SE1, London, United Kingdom

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This tudor hall housed the Free Grammar School of Queen Elizabeth I who granted its charter in 1573

Wood Street, Barnet, London, United Kingdom

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Edward Owen Greening 1836-1923 Co-Operator and social reformer lived in a house on this site 1893-1923

Dowson Court, Belmont Grove, Lewisham, SE13, London, United Kingdom

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Formerly Bush Hill House. Sir Hugh Myddelton engineer of the New River lived here 1609-1613

Cunard Crescent/Bush Hill Road, N21, London, United Kingdom

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The church of St Dunstan in the East stood on this site from ancient times. Sir Christopher Wren rebuilt the church after the Great Fire of 1666 and the only part of his design which survivies is the tower. The remainder of the church was rebuilt in 1817 and destroyed by enemy action in 1941. This garden was created by the Corporation of London and opened by the RT. Hon. The Lord Mayor Sir Peter Studd. on 21st June 1971.

St Dunstan in the East, London, United Kingdom

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Sir Derek Barton FRS (1918-1998) 1938-1942 student, 1957-1978 professor, Imperial College. 1969 Nobel Laureate for new concept of organic conformational analysis

Chemistry Building, Imperial College Road, London, United Kingdom

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On this site lived and worked Thomas Hancock (1786-1865) inventor and founder of the British rubber industry

Banstead Court, Green Lanes, N4, London, United Kingdom

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William Willett 1856-1915 builder and originator of Daylight Saving Time lived here 1882-1894

16 Mill Hill Park, Acton, London, United Kingdom

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General Dwight D. Eisenhower, Supreme Commander, Allied Forces Europe General Eisenhower lived in Telegraph Cottage, Warren Road, from 1942 to 1944. This property formerly stood about 750 yards along Warren Road

Warren Road, Coombe, London, United Kingdom

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Bing Crosby made his last recording in this studio 11th October 1977

BBC Maida Vale Studio, Delaware Road, London, United Kingdom

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Cowan Dobson portrait painter lived and painted here 1940-1980

62 South Edwardes Square, W8, London, United Kingdom

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1896-1956 This plaque was unviled on 26 June 1989 by the Right Honourable The Lord Mayor Sir Christopher Collett GBE MS DSc to mark the 130th anniversary of the Board of Guardians and Trustees for the Relief of the Jewish Poor Registered (known as the Jewish Board of Guardians) who occupied these premises for 60 years

Astral House, 129 Middlesex Street, E1, London, United Kingdom

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Alan Turing 1912-1954 code-breaker and pioneer of computer science was born here

2 Warrington Cresent, Maida Vale, Westminster, W9, London, United Kingdom

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A.w. hofmann 1818 1892 professor of chemistry lived here
A. W. Hofmann 1818-1892 Professor of Chemistry lived here

9 Fitzroy Square, London, United Kingdom

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In memory of the sixteen Belgian refugees and the three British citizens who died on this platform during the air raid of 13 October 1940

Bounds Green Underground Station, London, United Kingdom

In this house was born eduard suess (1831 1914) geologist economist statesman
In this house was born Eduard Suess (1831-1914) geologist economist statesman

4 Duncan Terrace, Islington, London, United Kingdom

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The world's first regular high definition television service was inaugurated here by the BBC 2 November 1936

Alexandra Palace, Wood Green, N22 Haringey, London, United Kingdom

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Opposite this tablet a drinking fountain was erected in 1878 in memory of Robert Besley esq. Alderman of this ward and Lord Mayor of London 1869-70. Removed 1934

Goswell Road, London, United Kingdom

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St. John Street Turnpike stood here c1746-1830

Spa Green Estate, St John's Street, Islington, London, United Kingdom

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George Baxter artist craftsman born 1804 died 1867 lived in a house previously on this site from 1844 to 1860. A central figure in coloured picture printing.

City University buildings, Northampton Square, Islington, London, United Kingdom

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1914-1919 This plaque was placed here on Sunday 4 June 2000 by members of the Anglo-German Family History Society to remember over 17,000 German and other civilian prisoners of war interned at Alexandra Palace between 1914 and 1919, in particular those who died during that period

Alexandra Palace, N22, London, United Kingdom

Richard titmuss 1907 1973 social scientist lived here 1951 1973
Richard Titmuss 1907-1973 social scientist lived here 1951-1973

32 Twyford Avenue, Acton W3, London, United Kingdom

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Fenner Brockway (Lord Brockway) 1888 - lived here 1908-1910

60 Myddelton Square, Islington, London, United Kingdom

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Here fell PC Stephen Tibble 26th February 1975

Charleville Road, W14, London, United Kingdom

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