Plaque

Captain Cook - E1

Erection date: 29/4/1970

Inscription

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He surveyed the St Lawrence River in 1759. In three voyages, 1768 - 1779, he charted the coasts of New Zealand, the East Coast of Australia and the Pacific Coast of North America.

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On this site stood a house occupied for some years by Captain James Cook, RNFRS, 1728 -1779, circumnavigator and explorer.

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Erected by the Greater London Council to commemorate the bicentenary of his landing at Botany Bay, New South Wales. 29 April 1770 - 29 April 1970.

Site: Captain Cook’s house - E1 (2 memorials)

E1, Mile End Road, 88

The address was 7 Assembly Row when Cook and his family moved in, 1764.

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Captain Cook - E1

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Captain Cook's house

Note: this is not Cooks' Cottage - that started life in North Yorkshire and i...

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Captain James Cook

Maritime explorer and cartographer. Born near Middlesbrough. The first to map...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Captain Cook - E1

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Greater London Council

Replaced the LCC. The GLC was abolished, some say, because Mrs Thatcher could...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Captain Cook - E1

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Captain Cook - E1 - lost plaque

Captain Cook - E1 - lost plaque

This terracotta-coloured plaque is now in Australia (see eHive) with one of t...

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