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Historical Markers and War Memorials in London Borough of Camden

 
A.W. Hofmann Marker - Wide View image, Touch for more information
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 18, 2018
A.W. Hofmann Marker - Wide View
GEOGRAPHIC SORT
1United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — A.W. Hofmann — 1818-1892
Professor of Chemistry lived here — Map (db m120032) HM
2United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Alexander Herzen
Alexander HERZEN 1812-1870 operated the Free Russian Press from this building 1854-1856 — Map (db m116778) HM
3United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Ali Mohammed Abbas — 1922 - 1979
Barrister and one of the founders of Pakistan lived here 1945-1979 — Map (db m115328) HM
4United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Andres Bello — 1781 - 1865
Poet, Jurist, Philologist and Venezuelan Patriot lived here in 1810 — Map (db m116610) HM
5United 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
6United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Augustus Siebe — 1788 - 1872
Pioneer of the Diving Helmet lived and worked here — Map (db m116806) HM
7United 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
8United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Benjamin Disraeli
Earl of Beaconsfield Born Here 1804 — Map (db m111137) HM
9United 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
10United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Bloomsbury Square
Bloomsbury Square Sir Hans Sloane Trail by Year 5, Holy Trinity C of E Primary School this garden has been planted in honour of Sir Hans Sloane. Sir Hans Sloane was born in Killyleagh, County Down, in Ireland in the year 1660. He came to London . . . — Map (db m130176) HM
11United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Bloomsbury Square Gardens — London Borough of Camden —
Restoration of Bloomsbury Square Originally known as Southampton Square Bloomsbury Square was one of London's first designed garden squares. It was initially laid out during the middle of the 17th Century, after Lord Southampton built Southampton . . . — Map (db m121936) HM
12United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Bloomsbury Square Physic Garden
Bloomsbury Square Physic Garden Welcome to our garden in Bloomsbury Square. It's no ordinary garden; it is a physic garden. What's a physic garden? If you want to know more, read on! A physic garden has plants with medicinal properties for . . . — Map (db m130177) HM
13United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Bob Marley
Robert Nesta Marley 1945-1981 Singer, Lyricist and Rastafarian Icon lived here 1972 — Map (db m115272) HM
14United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Brian Epstein
The Beatles Manager and impresario worked here 1963-1964 — Map (db m115541) HM
15United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Burma Railway Memorial
In memory of the tens of thousands of British civilian and military personnel who suffered incarceration, many dying, in the Far East during the Second World War 1939 - 45, including those forced to labour on the Burma Railway. They ask for nothing . . . — Map (db m120043) WM
16United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Captain Matthew Flinders, R.N. — 1774 - 1814
Explorer and Navigator lived here — Map (db m115547) HM
17United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Charles Darwin — 1809 - 1882
Naturalist lived in a house on this site 1838-1842 — Map (db m115339) HM
18United 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
19United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Charles Dickens — 1812 - 1870
Novelist Lived Here — Map (db m111785) HM
20United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Charles Dickens
Charles Dickens Lived in a house on this site 1824-1829 Later to be the home of The David Copperfield Childrens Library 1922-1932 — Map (db m117151) HM
21United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Charles Dickens
Charles Dickens. Novelist. Lived here B: 1812. D: 1870. Erected by The Society of Arts — Map (db m118261) HM
22United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Charles Fort — 1874 - 1932
American Writer and founder of Forteanism, the study of anomalous phenomena Lived here 1921-1928 — Map (db m117081) HM
23United 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
24United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Charlotte Mew — 1869 - 1928
Poet lived here 1869 - 1890 — Map (db m111134) HM
25United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Christina Georgina Rossetti
Here lived and died Christina Georgina Rossetti Poetess Born 1830:Died 1894 — Map (db m116450) HM
26United 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
27United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Dorothy L. Sayers — 1893 - 1957
Writer of Detective Stories lived here 1921-1929 — Map (db m116499) HM
28United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Dorothy Richardson — 1873-1957
Writer lived here 1905-1906 — Map (db m116497) HM
29United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Dr Alphonse Normandy — 1809 - 1864
Analytical Chemist and Desalination Pioneer lived and worked here 1850-1859 — Map (db m115539) HM
30United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Dr. Robert Willan — 1757 - 1812
Dermatologist lived here — Map (db m111064) HM
31United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Dr. Williams's Library
Founded 1729 Moved to this site 1890 — Map (db m145208) HM
32United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Earls of Chesterfield
Here Lived Philip Second Earl of Chesterfield Born 1633 : Died 1713 also Philip Third Earl and Philip Dormer Fourth Earl of Chesterfield K.G. Born 1694 : Died 1773 — Map (db m121934) HM
33United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Edward Westermarck — 1862-1939
Finnish pioneer of social anthropology lived in a house on this site 1897-1900 — Map (db m120536) HM
34United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Hospital
This building was formerly the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Hospital Built in 1890 and finally closed in 2002. It was established by ELIZABETH GARRETT ANDERSON The first woman to qualify as a doctor in Britain who created a hospital in . . . — Map (db m115542) HM
35United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Emlyn Williams
(George) Emlyn Williams CBE 1905-1987 Actor & Playwright lived here 1930-1934 — Map (db m120125) HM
36United 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
37United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Faraday House
Faraday House Electrical Engineering College Occupied This Building From June 1903 Until April 1967 — Map (db m121937) HM
38United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Father Basil Jellicoe
Father Basil Jellicoe 1899-1935 Housing Reformer Created housing for the community replacing the slums of Somers Town — Map (db m117430) HM
39United 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
40United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Frances Trollope
FRANCES TROLLOPE (1780-1863) author, lived at 16 Keppel Street near this site. Her sons, the authors THOMAS ADOLPHUS TROLLOPE (1810-1892) and ANTHONY TROLLOPE (1815-1882) were born there — Map (db m120106) HM
41United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Francisco de Miranda — 1750 - 1816
Lived in this house between 1803 And 1810. Born In Caracas, Venezuela, he was whe forerunner of the independence of the republics of Latin America. Here he met in 1810 The Liberator Simon Bolivar. Vivio en esta casa . . . — Map (db m116575) HM
42United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Francisco de Miranda — 1750 - 1816
Precursor of Latin American Independence lived here 1802-1810 — Map (db m116626) HM
43United 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
44United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — George Bernard Shaw
George Bernard Shaw lived in this house from 1897 to 1898 ———————— From the coffers of his genius he enriched the world

Map (db m120841) HM
45United 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
46United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — George Orwell House
George Orwell 1903 – 1950 writer lived here — Map (db m68124) HM
47United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — George Padmore
George Padmore 1903-1959 aka Malcolm Ivan Meredith Nurse International Activist and Renowned Pan Africanist Lived here 1941-1957 — Map (db m117153) HM
48United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Henry Cavendish
Honble Henry Cavendish Natural Philosopher lived here Born   Died 1731   1810 — Map (db m115516) HM
49United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Henry Mayhew — 1812 - 1887
Founder of "Punch" and author of "London Labour and the London Poor" lived here — Map (db m116052) HM
50United 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
51United 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
52United 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
53United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — In Memory of Auxiliary Firemen
. . . — Map (db m109253) HM WM
54United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Isaac D'Israeli
Author Lived here. Born | Died 1766 | 1848 — Map (db m111063) HM
55United 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
56United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Jerome K. Jerome
Jerome K Jerome 1859-1927 Author of "Three Men in a Boat" lived here 1884-1885 — Map (db m120109) HM
57United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — John Cartwright
Born 28th. Sepr. 1740; Died 23rd.Sepr. 1824. The Firm, Consistent, & Persevering Advocate of "UNIVERSAL SUFFRAGE, Equal Representation, Vote by Ballot, AND ANNUAL PARLIAMENTS. He was the . . . — Map (db m115492) HM
58United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — John Howard — 1726-1790
Prison Reformer Lived Here — Map (db m109810) HM
59United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — John Maynard Keynes — 1883 - 1946
Economist lived here 1916-1946 — Map (db m116762) HM
60United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — John Nash — 1752-1835
Architect designed this terrace and lived here — Map (db m122550) HM
61United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — John Skinner Prout — 1805 - 1876
Artist and Lithographer Lived here 1838 to 1840 — Map (db m117225) HM
62United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Kenneth Williams
Kenneth Williams 1926-1988 Comic Actor lived here 1935-1956 — Map (db m120489) HM
63United 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
64United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Lenin
Vladimir Ilyich LENIN 1870-1924 Founder of the U.S.S.R. Lived here in 1908 — Map (db m115334) HM
65United 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
66United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Lord Eldon — 1751-1838
Lord Chancellor lived here — Map (db m109499) HM
67United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Lytton Strachey — 1880 - 1932
Critic and Biographer lived here — Map (db m117227) HM
68United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Mark Ashton — 1960 - 1987
Political and Community Activist LGSM met at Gay's The Word bookshop on this site 1984/5 — Map (db m115331) HM
69United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Mary Anne Clarke — 1776 - 1852
Mistress of Prince Frederick Duke of York lived in a house on this site 1803 — Map (db m116498) HM
70United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Mary Wollstonecraft
In a house on this site lived Mary Wollstonecraft Author of 'A Vindication of the Rights of Woman' 1759-1797 — Map (db m115467) HM
71United 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
72United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Noor Inayat Khan
(Front Panel:) 1914-1944 G.C., M.B.E. Croix de Guerre (Right Panel:) Noor Inayat Khan was an SOE agent infiltrated into occupied France. She was executed at Dachau concentration camp. Her last word was . . . — Map (db m115297) HM WM
73United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Paul Nash — 1889 - 1946
Artist lived in Flat 176 1914-1936 — Map (db m116164) HM
74United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Percy Bysshe Shelley and Mary Shelley
Percy Bysshe Shelley 1792-1822 Poet & Radical Thinker & Mary Shelley 1797-1851 Author of Frankenstein lived in a house on this site 1815-1816 — Map (db m116106) HM
75United 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
76United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Professor Sir Christopher Ingold — National Chemical Landmark
Chemistry Department University College London During the period 1930-1970 Professor Sir Christopher Ingold pioneered our understanding of the electronic basis of structure, mechanism and reactivity in organic chemistry, which is . . . — Map (db m116440) HM
77United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Prudential World War I Memorial
In Memory of The Glorious Sacrifice Offered by Prudential men Who Fell in The Great War 1914 – 1919 We Are Bound to Give Thanks Always to God For You BrethrenBeloved of The Lord II Thess. 2.13 For Ye are Our . . . — Map (db m118262) WM
78United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Prudential World War II Memorial
In remembrance of our comrades who gave their lives in the war of 1939 - 45 ( there are two memorials, one on each side of the entrance to the building )Map (db m118263) WM
79United 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
80United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Rabindranath Tagore — (1861 - 1941)
Indian Poet, Philosopher and First Nobel Laureate from Asia Unveiled by HRH The Prince of Wales 7th July 2011 Sculpted by Shenda Amery Installed by The Tagore Centre UK — Map (db m145205) HM
81United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Ram Mohun Roy — 1772 - 1833
Indian Scholar and Reformer lived here — Map (db m111775) HM
82United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Randolph Caldecott — 1846-1886
Artist and Book Illustrator lived here — Map (db m109282) HM
83United 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
84United 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
85United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Robert Gascoyne Cecil
Robert Gascoyne Cecil 3rd Marquess of Salisbury 1830-1903 Prime Minister lived here — Map (db m116070) HM
86United 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
87United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Robert Travers Herford — 1860 - 1950
Unitarian Minister Scholar and Interpreter of Judaism lived and worked here — Map (db m116484) HM
88United 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
89United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Roger Fry
In this house Roger Fry 1866-1934 Artist and Art Critic ran the Omega Workshops 1913-1919
Map (db m115952) HM
90United 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
91United 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 in . . . — Map (db m110932) HM
92United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Sidney Bechet — 1897 - 1959
New Orleans Jazz Pioneer Saxophonist & Clarinetist lived here 1922 — Map (db m115312) HM
93United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Sir Charles Eastlake — 1793-1865
Painter and First Director of the National Gallery lived here — Map (db m120034) HM
94United 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
95United 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
96United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Sir Harry Ricardo — 1885 - 1974
Mechanical Engineer was born here — Map (db m111774) HM
97United 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
98United 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
99United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Sir Johnston Forbes-Robertson
Actor lived here Born · Died 1853 · 1937 — Map (db m112271) HM
100United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Sir Rowland Hill
Sir ROWLAND HILL 1795-1879 Pioneer of the modern postal service lived in a house on this site 1836-1839 — Map (db m120104) HM

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