Blue Plaques - What's their Story?

Collection by The Heirloom Historian

The Heirloom Historian
Plaque to Rev. John Fawcett, at Hebden Bridge, Yorkshire. Hebden Bridge, Yorkshire, Ministry, Writing, Signs, Blue, Inspiration, Pastor, Biblical Inspiration

Account of the Life, Ministry & Writings of the late Rev John Fawcett: From Weaver to Web

Account of the Life, Ministry & Writings of the late Rev John Fawcett - From Weaver to Web.

Alice Hawkins Suffragette, the History of Women's Rights Suffrage Movement, Suffragettes, Street Names, Street Fighter, Leicester, Soldiers, Walks, Statues, Feminism

Alice Hawkins Suffragette, the History of Women's Rights

Alice Hawkins suffragette, the history of one women's fight for the rights for women to have the opportunity to vote.

Petition Launched To Save Former Home Of Luke Howard 'Namer Of Clouds' - Only building in Tottenham to bear an English Heritage blue plaque is in a severe state of disrepair. England Ireland, London England, Uk History, English Heritage, Street Names, English Countryside, Interesting History, Weird And Wonderful, British Isles

Two New Blue Plaques for London Unveiled Today

Commemorating Jean Rhys and Elizabeth Bowens' former abodes.

London’s Blue Plaques - Britain Magazine Best Of British, British History, Hampstead London, Visit Britain, Writers And Poets, Marmite, Street Furniture, London Life, London Calling

London’s Blue Plaques - Britain Magazine | The official magazine of Visit Britain | Best of British History, Royal Family,Travel and Culture

Scattered across London in stately prominence and secret corners, the blue plaques scheme brings buildings to life, connecting people and places

Plaque erected in 1985 by Greater London Council at 28 Hyde Park Gate, Kensington, London Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. Kensington And Chelsea, Kensington London, London History, British History, English Heritage, Street Names, Greater London, London Calling, English Countryside

4 things you might not know about London’s blue plaques - Discover Britain

The London blue plaques scheme, which provides an intriguing glimpse into the capital’s past, is celebrating its 150th anniversary in May this year

Mary Anning, British fossil collector, dealer, and palaeontologist. Her work contributed to fundamental changes that occured during her lifetime in scientific thinking about prehistoric life and the history of the Earth. Tracy Chevalier, Dorset Beaches, Dorset Coast, Fossil Hunting, Images Of Mary, Lyme Regis, Jurassic Coast, Science And Nature, T Rex

Mary Anning - Wikipedia

A blue plaque marks the site of fossil hunter Mary Anning's house, now the Lyme Regis Museum.

Category:Pankhurst campaigners lived here (blue plaque), Kensington and Chelsea Great Women, Amazing Women, Emmeline Pankhurst, Dig For Victory, Kensington And Chelsea, Brave Women, English Heritage, Power To The People, Historia

Suffragette City: The London Of Feminism's Foot Soldiers

The London locations associated with feminism's foot soldiers.

Example: The master of suspense, Sir Alfred Hitchcock, was honoured in 1999 with an English Heritage blue plaque being unveiled by his daughter Patricia at 153 Cromwell Road, London, where he lived for 13 years Hitchcock Film, Alfred Hitchcock, Fire London, London Landmarks, London History, Famous Castles, English Heritage, Street Names, English Countryside

London's blue plaques are still chosen by 'white men off the telly'

The London blue plaques scheme has been running for nearly 150 years and is thought to be the oldest of its kind in the world.

James Alfred Wight, veterinary surgeon and author of the James Herriott books lived and worked here. His stories and character were portrayed in film and television as All Creatures Great and Small. Sign at Skeldale House, Thirsk, Yorkshire. The Yorkshire Vet, Yorkshire England, Yorkshire Dales, North Yorkshire, James Herriot, Book People, British Isles, So Little Time, Great Britain

The World of James Herriot

See 17 photos and 3 tips from 84 visitors to The World of James Herriot. "It's touching to be able to step into the real Skeldale House, see the..."