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British Plaque Trust

British Plaque Trust

A charity with: "The key objective of the British Plaque Trust (BPT) is to resurrect this national scheme {of English Heritage} which commemorates the lives and successes of notable figures by reco...

Group, History

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Nipper

Nipper

Born Bristol (or found as a stray, sources differ).  Mixed breed with a reputation for nipping visitor's legs, hence the name.  His owner, Mark Barraud (1848-1887) worked as a scenery designer in t...

Animal, Music / songs, Animals

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Francis Barraud

Francis Barraud

Painter.  Born London.  Son of Henry, also an artist, and brother to Mark, a theatre scenery painter, whose dog he (possibly with another brother, Philip) looked after following Mark's death in 188...

Person, Art

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Jan Christian Smuts

Jan Christian Smuts

South African Prime Minister (1919-1924 and 1939-1948).   Initially a vocal supportor of racial segregation, towards the end of his rule he was beginning to argue in favour of some integration.  In...

Person, Race Issues, Politics & Administration, South Africa

1 memorial

Great Conduit

Great Conduit

In 1236/7 the City of London was granted permission to tap the Tyburn Springs, at about where Stratford Place now is.   Work to build the conduit began in 1245.  it went via Piccadilly, Charing Cro...

Building, Food & Drink, Engineering

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