Lieut. Sir Arthur Whitten Brown KBE (1886 - 1948) who with Capt. Sir John Alcock made the first non-stop aeroplane crossing of the Atlantic 14 - 15 June 1919 lived here.

Note that a similar plaque is at

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6 Oswald Road, Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Manchester
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by Manchester City Council in 1974

Colour: blue