Latest 20 plaques

Edward Bransfield 1785-1852 'first person to see Antarctica'

11 Clifton Road, Brighton, United Kingdom


Alderman Jean Robinson JP CBE 1899-1987. Jean Robinson JP CBE was the first female Mayor of Blackpool from 1968-1969. She served as a Magistrate in the Juvenile Court and was President of the Blackpool Soroptimists. Jean ran the cafe at Abingdon Street Market for 27 years.

Abingdon Street Market, Blackpool, United Kingdom


jeff died

, bornemouth, United Kingdom

Bingham House Daniel George Bingham (1830-1913) was born in Black Jack Street and began his career with Great Western Railway Company at the town's station before moving to Utrecht where he helped to reorganise the Dutch railway network. In 1905 he used his personal wealth as a benefactor to build and endow the Bingham Library, a 'Noble Gift' to his native town. The library moved to new premises in 1975 since when the building has continued to be owned and managed as a public resource by the Bingham Library Trust.

1 Dyer Street, Cirencester, United Kingdom

The Right Honourable William Morris Hughes Premier of Australia (1916-23). Was educated in this building.

Llwynon Gardens, Llandudno, United Kingdom

William Morris Hughes 1862-1952. Prif Weinidog Awstralia. Fe'i magwyd yn Llandudno ac all-ymwelodd a'r dref ddwywaith yn ystod ei oes. Prime Minister of Australia. Brought up in Llandudno and revisited the town twice in his lifetime.

Llwynon Gardens, Llandudno, United Kingdom

Golden Cap. Given by members of the National Trust and friends in memory of THE EARL OF ANTRIM KBE Chairman of the national Trust from 1966 until his death in 1977

Golden Cap, Bridport, United Kingdom

This house dates from the late 18th century when it was built as an inn, "The Wynnstay Arms" (later "Cross Foxes"), by Sir Watkin Williams-Wynn , allegedly for electioneering purposes, when the rival houses of Powis and Wynnstay were fighting for political representation of the County of Montgomery

7 Arthur Street, Montgomery, United Kingdom

This tree was planted March 19th 1893 by the incumbent and Parishioners of Sheen in honour of the marriage of Albert Edward Prince of Wales to Alexandra Princess of Denmark

, Sheen, United Kingdom

Joseph Bramah 1748 -1814 Born Stainborough Lane farm on the Wentworth Castle Estate. A pioneer of hydraulic engineering. Prolific inventor, locksmith & engineer. 18 patents (1778-1812) incl. Hydraulic press, flushing toilet, Bramah lock and beer pump. His fire pump was the first continuous pressure fire engine, one of which was built for the Wentworth Castle Estate. He lived in london and is buried at St Mary's Paddington

Wentworth Castle, Barnsley, United Kingdom

This marks the spot where the body of Tommy Jones aged was found. He lost his way between the Cwm-llwych Farm and the Lowin on the night of August 4th 1900. After an anxious search of 29 days discovered. Erected by voluntary subscriptions. W Powell Price Mayor of Brecon 1901

Pen-y-Fan, Brecon, United Kingdom

Elizabeth Evans immortalised as Dinah Morris in George Eliot's Adam Bede lived here until death in this house on May 9th 1849

Main Street, Wirksworth, United Kingdom

Emil Cerda lived here.

#302 Principal Street, Santo Domingo/Las Americas, Dominican Republic

Emil Cerda 2001-2006 lived here.

English translation: Emil Cerda 2001-2006 lived here. [AWS Translate]

#133 Ramon Caceres Street, Santo Domingo/Ensanche la Fe, Dominican Republic

Site of the Brigade of Guards Boat Club in the Edwardian era, when Maidenhead was a popular riverside resort. This park was created by Maidenhead Civic Society to commemorate the Silver Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II in 1977

Oldfield, Guards Club Road, Maidenhead SL6 8DN, Maidenhead, United Kingdom

Leonard Ellis Leonard was the first civilian killed on British soil during WWI during the German bombardment of the town on 16th December 1914. Leonard worked as a porter here which was the Clare and Hunt Chemist shop. Leonard died at the corner of South Street outside the shop aged 47.

2 St Martin's Avenue, Scarborough, United Kingdom

Oliver Francois Xavier Sarony 1820-1879 Photographer had a studio here in 1857

St Martin's Avenue, Fairview Court, Scarborough, United Kingdom

David Chambers 1927-2012 historical artist of Anglesey lived here 1988-2012

, Menai Bridge, United Kingdom

David Chambers 1927-2012 historical artist of Anglesey lived here 1988-2012

Glan Aethwy Cottage, Menai Bridge, United Kingdom

Dr Agnes B. V. Thomson 1880-1952 founder member of Aberdeen Mother and Baby Home 11 July 1942. Anaesthetist at the Sick Children's and maternity hospitals during WW1 1916-1919 worked here as a GP 1929-1946

, Aberdeen, United Kingdom