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City of Westminster in Greater London County, England, United Kingdom
 

John Peake Knight

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, September 6, 2018
1. John Peake Knight Marker
Inscription.  
City of Westminster
John
Peake Knight
1828 – 86
Inventor of the World’s
First Traffic Lights
Which Were
Erected Here
9th Dec. 1868
J.P. Knight Group Ltd. 1998

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. A significant historical date for this entry is December 9, 1868.
 
Location. 51° 30.067′ N, 0° 7.553′ W. Marker is in City of Westminster, England, in Greater London County. Marker is at the intersection of Bridge Street and Parliament Street, on the left when traveling east on Bridge Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12 Bridge Street, City of Westminster, England SW1A 2JX, United Kingdom. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Parliament Square (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Parliament Square (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); St. Margaret’s Church (about 150 meters away); Cromwell Association Memorial Tablet (about 150 meters away); The Cenotaph (about 180 meters away); Trial of William Wallace (about 180
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By Michael Herrick, September 6, 2018
2. John Peake Knight Marker
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meters away); Royal Wedding 2011 (about 210 meters away); Monty (approx. 0.2 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in City of Westminster.
 
Also see . . .  J.P. Knight on Wikipedia. (Submitted on January 7, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
John Peake Knight Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, September 6, 2018
3. John Peake Knight Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 7, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 7, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 89 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 7, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.

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