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By Roger W. Sinnott, August 17, 2013
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United Kingdom, England (Cambridgeshire), Cambridge — Great St. Mary’s Datum
This disk marks the datum point from which in 1725 William Warren, Fellow of Trinity Hall, began to measure the one mile points along the roads from Cambridge at which were then set up the first true milestones in Britain since Roman . . . — Map (db m68118) HM
United Kingdom, England (Cambridgeshire), Molesworth — 303rd Bombardment Group (H) "Hells Angels" — Flew from this airfield — Station 107 Molesworth
Left Panel: 303rd Bomb Group (H) 8th Air Force Arrived UK - 12 Sep 42 First Combat Mission 17 Nov 42 Last Combat Mission 25 Apr 45 365 Combat Missions (The most of any 8AF B-17 Group) 10,721 Sorties - 378 Enemy aircraft . . . — Map (db m77892) HM WM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — All the Year Round, conducted by Charles Dickens — Wine Office Court
[Inset within a reproduction of the front cover of All The Year Round is the marker text:] Saturday, 30th April, 1859 Charles Dickens, pen name "Boz", operated out of the Cheshire Cheese Pub while producing his journal "All . . . — Map (db m111228) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — Anti-Corn-Law League
. . . — Map (db m111730) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — Bradbury & Evans
Site of Bradbury & Evans Printer and Publisher of Dickens and Thackeray 1847 - 1900 — Map (db m111139) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — British Institute of Professional Photography
. . . — Map (db m112306) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — Charles Lamb
Elia To the immortal memory of Charles Lamb Perhaps the most beloved name in English literature who was a bluecoat boy here for 7 years B. 1775   D. 1834 [Lower panel:] This memorial was moved here in . . . — Map (db m111337) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — Francis Barber — A BBC History Project
Once a slave in Jamaica FRANCIS BARBER Samuel Johnson's servant, friend and heir LIVED HERE 1752-1756 — Map (db m111218) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — Furnival's Inn
Site of Furnival's Inn Demolished 1897 — Map (db m111294) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — Giltspur Street Compter
Site of the Giltspur Street Compter Demolished 1854 — Map (db m111142) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — Johnson's Court
. . . — Map (db m112034) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — London Wall
This is one of the most impressive surviving section of London's former city wall. The lower part, with its characteristic tile bonding courses, was built by the Romans around 200 AD. Its purpose may have been as much to control passage of . . . — Map (db m85846) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — Mozzagrogna and Caldari War Memorial
. . . — Map (db m111295) WM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — Old Change
Site of Old Change A city street dating from 1293 — Map (db m111700) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — Poulters' Hall
Near this spot stood Poulters' Hall 1630-1666 — Map (db m111146) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — Royal College of Physicians
Site of the Royal College of Physicians 1674 - 1825 — Map (db m111145) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — Samuel Pepys
In a house on this site Samuel Pepys, Diarist, was born. 1632-1703 — Map (db m111178) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — St Paul's School
Near this spot from 1512 until 1884 stood St. Paul's School Founded by Dean Colet — Map (db m111149) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — Sunday Times Premiere Issue
The first number of The Sunday Times was edited at 4 Salisbury Court by Henry White October 20 1822 — Map (db m111372) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — The Automobile Association
The Automobile Association opened its first office in this building in the year 1905. This plaque was unveiled on the 28th June 1965 by the Right Honourable The Lord Mayor of London, Sir James Miller, D.L., LL.D., to mark the . . . — Map (db m111121) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — The Church of the Holy Sepulchre — Known as St Sepulchre Without Newgate
Built on the site of a Saxon church dedicated to St Edmund the church became known as St Edmund and the Holy Sepulchre during the years 1103 to 1173, when it was in the care of Augustinian Canons, who were Knights of the Holy Sepulchre. Later, the . . . — Map (db m111296) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — The Daily Express — Hind Court
[Inset within a reproduction of the front page of the first edition of The Daily Express is the marker text:] Tuesday, 24th April, 1900 The first edition of the Daily Express was published in Fleet Street. It was one of the first . . . — Map (db m111227) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — The Golden Boy of Pye Corner
The Boy at Pye Corner was erected to commemorate the staying of the Great Fire which beginning at Pudding Lane was ascribed to the Sin of Gluttony when not attributed to the papists as on the monument and the Boy was made prodigiously fat to . . . — Map (db m111297) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — The Monument
This monument designed by Sir Christopher Wren was built to commemorate the Great Fire of London 1666 which burned for three days consuming more than 13,000 houses and devastating 436 acres of the City. The Monument is 202 ft in height, being equal . . . — Map (db m104064) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — The Royal Fusiliers — (City of London Regiment)
In Memory of those who gave their lives while serving with The 1st Battalion in the Korean War July 1952 to August 1953 Fus G F Allen · Fus S J Anstead · Fus P G Austin · Sgt S W Burgess · Fus R G Cooper · Fus J C Crocker · Cpl E . . . — Map (db m109467) WM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — The Standard — Cheshire Court
. . . — Map (db m111376) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — To The Immortal Memory of Sir William Wallace
To The Immortal Memory Of SIR WILLIAM WALLACE Scottish Patriot Born at Elderslie Renfrewshire Circa 1270 A.D. Who From The Year 1296 Fought Dauntlessly In Defence Of His Country’s Liberty And Independence In The Face Of Fearful Odds . . . — Map (db m85736) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — Tower Hill Execution Site
To Commemorate the tragic history and in many cases the martyrdom of those who for the sake of their faith country or ideals staked their lives and lost. On this site more than 125 were put to death. The names of some of whom are recorded here. . . . — Map (db m78678) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — Two Famous Clockmakers
. . . — Map (db m111728) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese — Under 15 Sovereigns
Rebuilt 1667 in the reign of Charles II and continued successively in the Reigns of James II 1685-1688 Interregnum Dec. 11, 1688 - Feb. 13, 1689 William III & Mary II 1609 - 1702 Anne 1702 - 1714 George I 1714 - 1727 George . . . — Map (db m111396) HM
United Kingdom, England (Cumberland), Burgh by Sands — King Edward I Statue
King Edward I died in Burgh-by-Sands on 7 July 1307 whilst leading a campaign against Robert the Bruce. He was laid in St. Michael's Church.
This plaque was unveiled by HRH The Duke of Kent, KG, GCMG, GCVO on 3 July to mark the . . . — Map (db m85599) WM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — A History of Golden Square
The name Golden Square would appear to originate from Gelding Close which referred to the land being used for the grazing of horses. A building licence was granted for the land in 1673 and development proceeded initiated by two speculators, John . . . — Map (db m111770) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Air Chief Marshal Lord Dowding
Air Chief Marshal Lord Dowding was Commander-in-Chief of Fighter Command, Royal Air Force, from its formation in 1936 until November 1940. He was thus responsible for the preparation for and the conduct of the Battle of Britain.

With . . . — Map (db m111385) HM WM

United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Air Chief Marshal Sir Keith Park (1892 - 1975) — Defender of London 1940
Air Chief Marshal Sir Keith Park commanded Number 11 Group Fighter Command which defended London and South East England successfully during the Battle of Britain

Responsible for the hour by hour decisions of 11 Group New Zealander Keith Park . . . — Map (db m111059) HM WM

United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Ann Oldfield — 1683 - 1730
Actress First occupant of this house 1725-1730 — Map (db m110232) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Anthony Trollope — (1815-1882)
Novelist Lived Here — Map (db m109080) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Benedict Arnold
Major General Benedict Arnold American Patriot resided here from 1796 until his death June 14, 1801 — Map (db m109141) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Benjamin Franklin — (1706-1790)
lived here — Map (db m109506) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Bush House — BBC Heritage Trail
International radio, television and online content made here 1941-2012 — Map (db m111183) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Canaletto
Antonio Canal called Canaletto (1697 - 1768) Venetian Painter
lived here — Map (db m110190) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Cardinal Wiseman
Cardinal Wiseman
(1802-1865) lived here — Map (db m111724) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Cavendish Square
Cavendish Square was planned in 1717 as the centrepiece of the new Marylebone estate of Edward Harley, Earl of Oxford and Mortimer. The square is named after Lady Henrietta Cavendish Holies, his wife, through whom he succeeded to the manor of . . . — Map (db m111731) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Charles Bridgeman
Landscape Gardener lived here 1723-1738 — Map (db m110225) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Charles Edmund Peczenik — 1877 - 1967
Architect Lived here — Map (db m111701) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Charles X — 1757-1836
last Bourbon King of France lived here 1805-1814 — Map (db m109881) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Chindit Memorial
[Front:] The Chindit Badge Portraying a Chinthe, A Mythical Beast, Guardian of Burmese Temples from which was derived the name Chindits, their motto being

The Boldest Measures Are The Safest

In Memory Of All . . . — Map (db m111474) HM WM

United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Colen Campbell — 1676-1729
Architect and Author of Vitruvius Britannicus lived and died here — Map (db m109299) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Constance Spry — 1886-1960
Designer in Flowers worked here 1934-1960 — Map (db m109292) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — David Bowie — 1947-2016 — BBC Music Day
His albums Hunky Dory and The Rise & Fall of Ziggy Stardust, and the iconic single Space Oddity were recorded here at Trident Studios Awarded by BBC Radio London — Map (db m109081) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Dr. John Snow — 1813 - 1858
Pioneer Anaesthetist and Epidemiologist lived in a house on this site — Map (db m110228) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Dr. Joseph Rogers — 1821-1889
Dr. Joseph Rogers Health Care Reformer lived here — Map (db m109140) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Duck Island Cottage — Swiss Chalet for a British Bird-Keeper
This pretty cottage was built in 1841 as the home of the bird-keeper in St. James's Park. It also had a club room for the Ornithological Society of London, which once helped to look after the park's duck and geese. The design, like a Swiss . . . — Map (db m110146) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Edward Gibbon — 1737-1794
Historian lived in a house on this site 1773-1783 — Map (db m111239) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Ernest Bevin — 1881-1951
Trade Union Leader and Statesman lived here in flat No. 8 1931-1939 — Map (db m109547) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Farm Street Church — Jesuit Church of the Immaculate Conception
This Church of the Society of Jesus in the Mayfair district of London, is dedicated to the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary and has special place in the hearts of many people, Popularly known as Farm Street Church, it harks back to . . . — Map (db m110250) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — For His Majesty's Pleasure — Birds, Boats and Bathing
About 350 years ago, workmen dug a canal in St. James's Park for the enjoyment of the fun-loving Charles II. The King swam in the canal in the summer and skated on the ice in winter; He spent many hours feeding his collection of . . . — Map (db m109493) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — General Pasquale Paoli — 1725-1807
Who fought tirelessly for the freedom of Corsica lived in a building on this site 'Babbu di a Patria' — Map (db m109883) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — George Edmund Street — 1824 - 1881
Architect lived here — Map (db m111695) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — George Frideric Handel — 1685-1759
Composer lived in this house from 1723 and died here — Map (db m109064) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — George Seferis — 1900-1971
Greek Ambassador Poet and Nobel Laureate lived here 1957-1962 — Map (db m109465) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Globe Theatre — Theatreland - Heart of the Performing Arts in London
The third theatre to bear the title of its bankside namesake was originally known as the 'Hick's Theatre' and was built by the eminent theatre designer W G R Sprague. The Globe Theatre continues to delight with a successful mix of serious drama and . . . — Map (db m111360) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Grosvenor Chapel
In this chapel the armed forces of the United States of America held divine service during the Great War of 1939 to 1945 and gave thanks to God for the victory of the Allies. — Map (db m111356) HM WM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Hector Berlioz — 1803 - 1869
Composer stayed here in 1851 — Map (db m111480) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Herbert Henry Asquith
1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith 1852 - 1928 Statesmen lived here — Map (db m111694) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Herman Melville — 1819-1891
Author of Moby Dick lived here in 1849 — Map (db m109501) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Ho Chi Minh — 1890-1969
Founder of Modern Vietnam worked in 1913 at the Carlton Hotel which stood on this site — Map (db m109068) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Iraq and Afghanistan Memorial
[Obverse:] Iraq

Afghanistan

[Reverse:] Duty

Service

[Text around base of memorial:]

In recognition of all British military personnel and UK civilians who served and worked in Iraq 1990-2009 . . . — Map (db m111351) WM

United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Ivor Novello — 1893-1951
Composer and Actor Manager lived and died in a flat on the top floor of this building — Map (db m109088) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — J. Arthur Rank — 1888-1972
Industrialist and Film Producer worked here — Map (db m109880) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Jacqueline du Prι — 1945-1987
Cellist Jacquelin du Prι lived here 1967-1971 — Map (db m109239) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — James Smithson — 1764 - 1829
Scientist Founder of the Smithsonian Institution lived here — Map (db m111027) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Jimi Hendrix — 1942-1970
Guitarist and Songwriter lived here 1968-1969 — Map (db m109060) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — John Adams
In this House Lived John Adams First American Minister to GREAT BRITAIN, May 1785 to March 1788 afterwards Second President of the UNITED STATES From here his Daughter ABIGAIL was married to COLONEL WILLIAM STEPHENS SMITH, . . . — Map (db m109295) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — John Lennon — 1940-1980
Musician and Songwriter lived here in 1968 — Map (db m109067) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — John Logie Baird
In 1926 in this house John Logie Baird 1888-1946 first demonstrated TelevisionMap (db m109837) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — John Robert Godley — 1814-1861

Founder of Canterbury New Zealand lived and died here — Map (db m109242) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — John William Polidori — 1795 - 1821
Poet & Novelist Author of 'The Vampyre' born & died here — Map (db m110175) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Josef Dallos — 1905-1979
Hungarian born British ophthalmologist

Invented Living Eye Impression Technique 1930

First contact lens only practice here 1937-1964 — Map (db m111739) HM

United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Karl Ghattas — 1958 - 2007
Philosopher, Surgeon Printer & Poet lived here

The Artist is Dead Long Live the Poet — Map (db m111505) HM

United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Karl Marx — 1818-1883
lived here 1851-56 — Map (db m109135) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Keith Moon — 1946-1978 — City of Westminster
Legendary Rock Drummer with 'The Who' Performed here at the site of The Marquee Club in the 1960s — Map (db m109130) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Korean War Memorial
[Memorial - front:]

The Korean War

1950-1953

[Memorial - left:]

British Forces In this fierce and brutal conflict those who fought included many Second World War veterans . . . — Map (db m111753) HM WM

United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Leo Bonn — (1850-1929)
Founded what is now the Royal National Institute for Deaf People in this building 9th June 1911 Unveiled by HRH the Duke of Edinburgh 9 June 1998 — Map (db m109243) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Lord Ashfield
Albert Herbert Stanley Lord Ashfield 1874-1948 First Chairman of London Transport lived here — Map (db m109861) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Lord Milner
Alfred Lord Milner 1854-1925 Statesman lived here — Map (db m109254) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Lord Reith — 1889-1971
First Director-General of the BBC lived here 1924-1930 — Map (db m109110) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Lord Stanley of Preston
. . . — Map (db m110159) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Mary Seacole — 1805 - 1881
Jamaican Nurse Heroine of the Crimean War lived here — Map (db m111124) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Michael Faraday
Michael Faraday Man of Science ————— Apprentice here. ————— B · 1791. D · 1867. — Map (db m109286) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Monument to the Women of World War II
The Women of World War II [South Panel:] This memorial was raised to commemorate the vital work done by over 7 million women during World War II Funded by the charity Memorial to Women of World War II and supported by . . . — Map (db m111050) WM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Percy Bysshe Shelley — 1792 - 1822
Poet lived here in 1811 — Map (db m110219) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Polish Navy Headquarters
. . . — Map (db m111402) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Prince Talleyrand — 1754-1838
French Statesman and Diplomatist lived here — Map (db m109546) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Queen's College — Founded 1848
This College is an Independent Day School for girls aged 11-18 and was the first academic institution for girls providing qualifications and access to education — Map (db m110918) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Quintin Hogg — 1845-1903
Founder of the Polytechnic, Regent Street lived here 1885-1898 — Map (db m111522) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Robert Falcon Scott — Captain Royal Navy
Who with four companions E.A. Wilson, H.R. Bowers, L.E.G.Oates, E.E. Evans died March 1912 returning from the South Pole   "Had we lived I should have had a tale to tell of the hardwood endurance and courage of my companions which would have stirred . . . — Map (db m111430) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Simσn Bolνvar — 1783-1830
Liberator of Latin America lodged here in 1810 — Map (db m111186) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Sir Alexander Korda — 1893 - 1956
Film Producer worked here 1932-1936 — Map (db m110230) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Sir Alfred Ayer
Philosopher Professor Sir Alfred Ayer 1910 - 1989 lived here 1980 - 1989 — Map (db m109240) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Sir F. Paolo Tosti
Sir F. Paolo Tosti K.C.V.O. Musician 1846-1916 lived in a house on this site 1886 - 1916 — Map (db m111234) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Sir Frederick Handley Page — 1885-1962
Aircraft designer and manufacturer lived here in Flat 3 — Map (db m109297) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Sir Frederick Treves — 1853-1923
Surgeon lived here 1886-1907 — Map (db m109293) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Sir George Frederic Still — 1868-1941
Pζdiatrician lived here — Map (db m109285) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Sir Gerald Kelly — 1879-1972
Portrait Painter lived here 1916-1972 — Map (db m109241) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Sir James MacKenzie — 1853-1925
Sir James MacKenzie F.R.S. Physician lived and worked here 1907-1911 — Map (db m111738) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Sir John Gielgud — 1904 - 2000
Actor and Director lived here 1945-1976 — Map (db m109107) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Sir Jonathan Hutchinson — 1828-1913
Surgeon, Scientist and Teacher lived here — Map (db m111696) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Sir Julius Benedict — 1804 - 1885
Musical Composer Lived and died here — Map (db m111022) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Sir Patrick Manson — 1844 - 1922
Father of Modern Tropical Medicine lived here — Map (db m111502) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Sir Richard Westmacott — 1775-1856
Sculptor lived and died here — Map (db m109466) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Sir Ronald Ross — 1857 - 1932
Nobel Laureate Discoverer of the mosquito transmission of malaria lived here — Map (db m111416) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Sir Stewart Duke-Elder — 1898-1978
Opthamologist lived and worked here 1934-1976 — Map (db m111513) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Sir Thomas Peirson Frank — 1881-1951 — City of Westminster
Chief Engineer for London County Council 1930-1946 Saved London from drowning during The Blitz — Map (db m109116) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Stephen Pearce — 1819 - 1904
Portrait and Equestrian Painter Lived Here 1856 - 1884 — Map (db m111503) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — T.E. Lawrence
"Lawrence of Arabia" 1888 - 1935 lived here — Map (db m109104) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — The 2i's Coffee Bar — City of Westminster
Site of the 2i's Coffee Bar (1956-1970) Birthplace of British Rock 'n Roll and the popular music industry — Map (db m109123) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — The Artists Rifles
was formed here at the studio of Henry Wyndham Phillips 1860 — Map (db m110233) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — The Audley
The Audley name can be found associated with kings & nobility throughout English history. 1127 Henry I restored a knighthood on his son-in-law Geoffrey of Anjou. Geoffrey's grandson William Longspree (illegitimate son of Henry II), the . . . — Map (db m109093) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — The Battle of Britain Memorial
Front: The Battle of Britain Back: Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few Winston Churchill — Map (db m85843) WM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — The Bee Gees — City of Westminster
Barry, Robin & Maurice Gibb composed and stayed here 1968-1980 — Map (db m109097) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — The Burghers of Calais
These figures known as The Burghers of Calais commemorate six citizens of that town who offered themselves as hostages to Edward III after he had vainly besieged their town for nearly a year in 1317. The story goes that their . . . — Map (db m111426) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — The Buxton Memorial
The Buxton Memorial was erected to commemorate the emancipation of slaves following the 1833 Slavery Abolition Act. The memorial was donated by Charles Buxton MP in memory of his father, Sir Thomas Foxwell Buxton, and those associated with him . . . — Map (db m109084) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — The Dog and Duck
A Dog & Duck tavern has been on this site since at least 1734. The 18th Century pub was demolished in 1897, to be replaced by the present building. It is thought to have one of London's most exquisite interiors of the late Victorian period. The . . . — Map (db m111740) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — The Edgar Wallace
Edgar Wallace was born April 1st, 1875 in Greenwich, London. When he was nine days old, Richard Horatio Edgar, was adopted by George Freeman, a porter at Billingsgate Fish Market, and grew up under the adopted name of Dick Freeman. At 11, he started . . . — Map (db m111140) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — The Flying Horse
The Flying Horse is the last remaining pub on Oxford Street. The current building was built in 1892 and had been called The Tottenham since then. Prior to 1892, another pub called The Flying Horse was located on the site which dates back to at least . . . — Map (db m111433) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — The George
The George was founded in 1723 as a coffee house, became Georges Hotel in 1830 and then a public house as it is today. Former regulars of The George include Horace Walpole, Oliver Goldsmith and Samuel Johnson, who for a while used The George as his . . . — Map (db m111181) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — The Imperial Society of Knights Bachelor
On this site The Imperial Society of Knights Bachelor was founded on 27th April 1908

31 Essex Street — Map (db m111382) HM

United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — The Jewel Tower
The Jewel Tower was built for King Edward III in 1365-66 by Henry Yevele, the 'deviser of the King's works of masonry'. It formed part of the king's palace and was designed as a private treasury.

The walls are mainly built of Kentish . . . — Map (db m111722) HM

United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — The Pelicans of St Jame's Park
Pelicans were first introduced to St Jame's Park in 1664 as a gift from the Russian Ambassador to King Charles II. This was the beginning of a long tradition of keeping exotic wildfowl that continues to this day. A mysterious arrival . . . — Map (db m109291) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — The Portuguese Embassy
These two houses were the Portuguese Embassy 1724 - 1747 The Marquess of Pombal Portuguese Statesman Ambassador 1739-1744 lived here — Map (db m111128) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — The Three Greyhounds
The Three Greyhounds, an old English pub of around 1910, has a mock Tudor exterior made using artificial timbering, lead casements, small gables and big lanterns. The premises have been licensed since 1847, before when it was home to various shops, . . . — Map (db m109256) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Thomas Woolner RA
Sculptor and Poet lived here 1860 - 1892 — Map (db m111408) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Thomas Young — 1773-1829
Man of Science lived here — Map (db m111476) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Tony Ray-Jones — Westminster City Council
Photographer 1941-1972 lived and worked here — Map (db m109147) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Trial of William Wallace — Westminster Hall
Near this spot, at the Kings Bench at the South end of the Hall, took place the trial of Sir William Wallace the Scottish Patriot on Monday, 23rd August 1305 — Map (db m85742) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Turkish Gun
Made by Murad, son of Abdullah Chief gunner in 1524 taken in Egypt by the British Army 1801 The gun is inscribed The Solomon of the age the Great Sultan Commander the dragon guns (to be made) When they breathe roaring like thunder. . . . — Map (db m109532) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — W.H. Smith & Son - Bomb Damage
This building was the head office of W.H. Smith & Son from 1920 to 1976. The above sign was damaged by shrapnel from a German bomb during an air raid on the night of 10th October 1940 — Map (db m109549) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — W.T. Stead — 1849-1912 — City of Westminster
Journalist and Reformer of great renown lived here 1904-1912 — Map (db m109115) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — William Ewart Gladstone — 1809 - 1898
Statesman Lived here — Map (db m111057) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — William Hazlitt — 1778-1830
Essayist died here — Map (db m110130) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — William Nicholson — 1824-1909
Distiller, Politician, Cricket Player, Benefactor

This alehouse is part of the Nicholson's heritage collection. They're all different, yet they all owe something to the man who founded them. William Nicholson was a Victorian . . . — Map (db m111741) HM

United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — William Tyndale
First translator of the New Testament into English from the Greek. Born A.D. 1484, died a martyr at Vilvorde in Belgium, A.D. 1536.

"Thy word is a lamp to my feet, and a light to my path" - "the entrance of thy words giveth light." Psalm . . . — Map (db m111743) HM

United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — William Wilkie Collins
William Wilkie Collins 1824-1889 Novelist lived here — Map (db m109143) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
In a house on this site in 1764-5 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1756-1791 lived, played and composed — Map (db m109057) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Ziggy Stardust — 1972
This marks the location of the cover photograph for the iconic David Bowie album 'The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars' — Map (db m109059) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Anthony Hope
Sir Anthony Hope Hawkins (Anthony Hope) 1863-1933 Novelist

lived here 1903-1917 — Map (db m112308) HM

United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Bedford College for Women
Bedford College for Women University of London founded here in 1849 by Elizabeth Jesser Reid — Map (db m111470) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Benjamin Disraeli
Earl of Beaconsfield Born Here 1804 — Map (db m111137) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Bertrand Russell — 1872-1970
Philosopher and Campaigner for Peace lived here in flat No. 34 1911-1916 — Map (db m109328) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Charles Dickens
Novelist Lived in Tavistock House near this site 1851 - 1860 — Map (db m110946) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Charles Dickens — 1812 - 1870
Novelist Lived Here — Map (db m111785) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Charles Kitterbell
Here lived Charles Kitterbell as related by Charles Dickens in sketches by Boz "The Bloomsbury Christening" — Map (db m110268) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Charlotte Mew — 1869 - 1928
Poet lived here 1869 - 1890 — Map (db m111134) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Dame Millicent Garrett Fawcett — 1847 - 1929
pioneer of women's suffrage lived and died here — Map (db m110256) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Dr. Robert Willan — 1757 - 1812
Dermatologist lived here — Map (db m111064) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Euston War Memorial
[Inscription on obelisk:] In Memory of our Glorious Dead [South side inscription:] In grateful memory of 3719 men of the London and Northwestern Railway Company who for the country justice and freedom served . . . — Map (db m112270) WM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — First Anaesthesia in England
The first anaesthetic given in England was administered in a house on this site 19 December 1846 — Map (db m110133) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Friend at Hand
Friend at Hand was built in 1735 at the time of the Marylebone Road and adjoining Nash Terraces. The first ever omnibus service from Holborn stopped here. The original service of one coach each way was soon being increased to a dozen journeys per . . . — Map (db m109813) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — George Dance (The Younger)
George Dance The Younger 1741-1825 Architect lived and died here — Map (db m109497) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — George Orwell House
George Orwell 1903 – 1950 writer lived here — Map (db m68124) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Hilda Doolittle
H.D. (Hilda Doolittle) Poet and Writer lived here 1917 - 1918 — Map (db m110185) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Horizon Magazine
George Orwell 1903-1950 Sir Stephen Spender 1909-1995 wrote for Cyril Connolly's Horizon Magazine based here 1940-1948 — Map (db m110285) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — House of John Keats
John Keats, poet, — lived in this house. — B: 1795. D: 1821. — Map (db m68125) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — In Memory of Auxiliary Firemen
. . . — Map (db m109253) HM WM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Isaac D'Israeli
Author Lived here. Born | Died 1766 | 1848 — Map (db m111063) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — James Robinson — 1813 - 1862
Pioneer of Anaesthesia and Dentistry lived and worked here — Map (db m112269) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — John Howard — 1726-1790
Prison Reformer Lived Here — Map (db m109810) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Lady Ottoline Morrell — 1873 - 1938
Literary Hostess and Patron of the Arts lived here — Map (db m111457) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — London School of Tropical Medicine
This building housed the London School of Tropical Medicine and the Hospital for Tropical Diseases 1920-1939 — Map (db m109853) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Lord Eldon — 1751-1838
Lord Chancellor lived here — Map (db m109499) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Museum Tavern
The earliest record of the Museum Tavern was in 1723, although at that stage it was called "The Dog and Duck" after the hunting that took place in the surrounding Ponds and swamps. In 1759 the British Museum was established and the pub promptly . . . — Map (db m109268) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood
In this house the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood was founded in 1848 — Map (db m68122) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — R.H. Tawney — 1880 - 1962
Historian, Teacher, and Political Writer lived here — Map (db m110182) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Ram Mohun Roy — 1772 - 1833
Indian Scholar and Reformer lived here — Map (db m111775) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Randolph Caldecott — 1846-1886
Artist and Book Illustrator lived here — Map (db m109282) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Richard Trevithick
Close to this place Richard Trevithick Born 1771 - Died 1833 Pioneer of High Pressure Steam ran in the year 1808 the first steam locomotive to draw passengers — Map (db m110144) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Robert Aickman — 1914 - 1981
Author and co-founder of The Inland Waterways Association lived and worked here — Map (db m110188) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Robert Owen — 1771-1858
Father of the Co-operative movement lived here 1832-1840 — Map (db m109553) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Roger Fry — 1866-1934
Artist and Art Critic lived and died at 48 Bernard Street on this site 1926-1934 — Map (db m109329) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Rosetti, Morris, and Burne-Jones
In this house lived in 1851 Dante Gabriel Rossetti Poet and Painter and from 1856 to 1859 William Morris Poet and Artist and Sir Edward C. Burne-Jones Painter — Map (db m111362) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Saint Pancras Parish Church
History

The Parish and Municipal Church of St. Pancras is dedicated to the Roman Boy Pancratius who was martyred by the Emperor Diocletian in the Year 304.

The old Church in Pancras Road is the oldest Building in the Borough dating . . . — Map (db m110932) HM

United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Sir George Williams
1879-1905 Sir George Williams 1821-1905 Founder of the Young Men's Christian Association Lived at No. 13 Russell Square — Map (db m109551) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Sir Hans Sloane — 1660 - 1753
Physician Benefactor of the British Museum lived here 1695-1742 — Map (db m110288) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Sir Harry Ricardo — 1885 - 1974
Mechanical Engineer was born here — Map (db m111774) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Sir James Matthew Barrie
Sir James Matthew Barrie Bart., O.M. 1860-1937 Novelist, Dramatist and creator of 'Peter Pan' lived in a house on this site 1885-1888 — Map (db m110376) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Sir John Barbirolli C.H.
Conductor Laureate Hallι Orchestra Sir John Barbirolli C.H. 1899-1970 lived here — Map (db m109139) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Sir Johnston Forbes-Robertson
Actor lived here

Born · Died 1853 · 1937 — Map (db m112271) HM

United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Sir Samuel Romilly
Here lived Sir Samuel Romilly Law Reformer Born   Died 1757   1818 — Map (db m109330) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Sir Syed Ahmed Khan — 1817 - 1898
Muslim Reformer and Scholar lived here 1869-1870 — Map (db m110176) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Sir Thomas Lawrence
. . . — Map (db m109325) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Sir Victor Horsley — 1857-1916
Pioneer of Neurosurgery and Social Reformer lived here — Map (db m109283) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Site of Bombing Raid of September 24th, 1917
24th September 1917 13 people were killed and 22 injured near this spot on the steps of the old Bedford Hotel by a 112 lb bomb dropped by a Gotha in one of Londons first night air raids — Map (db m109121) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Sydney Smith — 1771-1845
Author and Wit Lived Here — Map (db m109812) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — T.S. Eliot
Poet and Publisher worked here for Faber & Faber 1925-1965 — Map (db m109321) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — The Bloomsbury Group
Bloomsbury Group members Virginia Woolf Duncan Grant Adrian Stephen Leonard Woolf & John Maynard Keynes lived in a house on this site 1911-1912 — Map (db m111130) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — The Plough
The pub dates to the late Victorian era, and was much frequented by artists and writers before the war, when it was known as "The Baby's Bottom", perhaps because it was once painted pink. It was originally a Taylor Walker brewery pub (the original . . . — Map (db m109267) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — The Queens Larder
The earliest official reference to the tavern now known as The Queen's Larder is contained in a deed drawn up in 1710 when Sir Nathaniel Curzon let the house to a London Stationer named Matthew Allam. The mortgage was transferred during the . . . — Map (db m109117) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — The White Conduit
In the rear is The White Conduit (circa 1300.A.D) Originally part of the water supply to the Greyfriars Monastery Newgate Street — Map (db m110387) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Thomas Coram
THOMAS CORAM was born at Lyme Regis, Dorset in 1668. He became a Captain in the Merchant Navy trading between England and America. For several years he lived in America as a Shipwright gaining a great reputation as an expert on all matters . . . — Map (db m112120) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Thomas Earnshaw
Site of the business premises of Thomas Earnshaw 1749-1829 Noted watch and chronometer maker — Map (db m109537) HM

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