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Frank Kingdon-Ward (1885 - 1958) Plant explorer, botanist and author. Born at No.14 Heaton Road, Withington, which stood on this site.

Former 14 Heaton Road, Withington, Manchester, United Kingdom


Olive Heaton Lived here 1925-2017 Always remembered

177 Greenleach Lane, Roe Green, Salford, Manchester, United Kingdom


2 Mount Street George Rice Watchmaker and Jeweller

2 Mount Street, Coventry, United Kingdom


The Rt Hon Sir Edward Heath KG MBE 1916-2005 Prime Minister 1970-1974 Statesmen, Musician and Sailor. Arundells

Arundells, The Close, Salisbury, United Kingdom


The New No. 2 Court was opened by HRH the Duke of Kent KG GCMG GCVO ADC President of the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on Monday 22nd June 2009

No.2 Court, All England Lawn Tennis Club, Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom


Royal Air Force Keevil [full inscription unknown]

, Keevil, United Kingdom

Built in 1930, partly with old materials from the portion of The Friary which was taken down in 1925 on the making of the new road.

Gents and Chandlers Cafe - Bird Street, Lichfield, United Kingdom

Hier wohnte Ilse Oberländer geb. Schnur jg. 1914 Gedemutigt/Entrechtet Flucht in Den Tod 3.11.1942

English translation: Here lived Ilse Oberländer nee Schnur born 1914 Gedemutigt/Entrechtet Flucht in Den Tod 3.11.1942

Hohenzollerndamm 4, Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf, Berlin, Germany


This plaque commemorates the centenary of the extension of the Volk's Electric Railway to Black Rock 1901-2001

?, Brighton, United Kingdom


Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) eut ici son atelier de 1897 à 1914, dans la maison de son élève Jeanne Baudot (1877-1957).

4 rue du Général Leclerc, Louveciennes, France


This building opened as the Gem Picture Palace in 1911 and closed in 1935.

Preston Street, Faversham, United Kingdom

Ancient pathway to the fields of 'Elsdon'

Earlsdon Avenue, Coventry, United Kingdom