Lynch Green Martyrs
Grosvenor Hotel - head 06
V&A façade - Stevens
Sterling and Cahill
Arnold James Burton - Beckenham
Alfred Hitchcock - SW5
Spencer Perceval - WC2
Lambeth Chapel

What is London Remembers?

The aim of this website is to document all the memorials in London. That's the plaques, monuments, statues, fountains, etc, that commemorate a person, an event, a building, etc. It's an aim we don't think we will ever achieve but we will enjoy the attempt.

Memorial types

Bust

Bust

350 memorials

Fountain

Fountain

139 memorials

Gates

Gates

21 memorials

Ghost bike

Ghost bike

31 memorials

Ghost building

Ghost building

9 memorials

Keystone

Keystone

27 memorials

Monument

Monument

322 memorials

Mural

Mural

91 memorials

Latest Memorials

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Parish Clerks' Hall - first

Parish Clerks' Hall - first

EC2, Clerk's Place

The plaque is just visible in our photo, on the dark wall, to the left of the corner, just below the leaves.

1 subject commemorated, 1 creator
Len Murray

Len Murray

IG10, The Crescent, 29

Lived in Loughton  from 1954, and lived here with his family 1967-2004, his death.

1 subject commemorated, 1 creator
Royal Masonic Hospital Nurses' Home

Royal Masonic Hospital Nurses' Home

W6, Ravenscourt Gardens, Ashlar Court

In 1916 the Freemasons' War Hospital took over the former premises of the Chelsea Hospital for Women on the Fulham Road. At the end of th...

1 subject commemorated, 1 creator
St Pancras Way bridge - foundation stone

St Pancras Way bridge - foundation stone

NW1, towpath

This, the foundation stone for the bridge, was laid in March 1897 and less than 5 months later the bridge was opened.

6 subjects commemorated, 2 creators
Dockers statue - John Ringwood

Dockers statue - John Ringwood

E16, Victoria Dock, Excel Centre

The sculpture depicts dockers at work as goods are moved from a hoist to a sack barrow. The three figures are modelled on real people - J...

3 subjects commemorated, 4 creators

Latest Subjects

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Len Murray

Len Murray

Lionel Murray, known as Len, was a Labour politician and trade union leader, later known as Baron Murray of Epping Forest, OBE, PC. Born Shropshire. Went to London University. Served in the army i...

Person, Politics & Administration

1 memorial
Royal Docks

Royal Docks

The Royal Docks is the area, including the three docks – the Royal Victoria (1855), the Royal Albert (1880) and the King George V (1921), collectively forming the largest enclosed docks in the worl...

Place, Industry, Transport

1 memorial
John Ringwood

John Ringwood

Known as Johnny, a former seaman who later worked in the Royal Docks. Used to live in Murray Square, Custom House and moved to Hornchurch.  YouTube interview about his interesting life.

Person, Industry, Politics & Administration

1 memorial
Israel Renson

Israel Renson

The National Archives describe Renson as 'chemist and local historian" and give four paragraphs of his life story. In brief: of Russian descent, born in Scarborough Street E1, but in 1910 the famil...

Person, Community / Clubs, Gardens / Agriculture

1 memorial
Loretta Young

Loretta Young

Hollywood actress.

Person, Cinema, USA

1 memorial

Seriously Famous

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Leonardo da Vinci
Ludwig van Beethoven
Sir Thomas Lipton
Knights Templar
Count Dracula
Harold Pinter

Lost Memorials

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Lawrence Chubb shelter - lost plaque
Keith Richards - Dartford temporary plaque
Willesden Boer War memorial - lost
Holloway Road bus garage - WW1 memorial - lost
All Hallows the Less - lost
London Bridge - information/viewing panel

Died on this day

Nicolaus Copernicus

Died: 24/5/1543, 481 years ago

Person, Science, Poland

1 memorial
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Puzzle-corner

Duchess of Sutherland and Countess of Cromarty

Active in 1885. Visit the picture source and you will see that Ron Hodgkinson, the owner of the painting, is trying to verify the identification of the sitter. So we are not certain that it is the ...

1 memorial
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