Plaque

Dovehouse Green - blue plaques

Inscription

{Top plaque:}
To celebrate the silver jubilee of Elizabeth II 1952-1977 and the golden jubilee of the Chelsea Society 1927-1977 the old burial ground given by Sir Hans Sloane in 1733 was laid out anew by the Chelsea Society in collaboration with the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and named Dovehouse Green.

{Lower plaque:}
Dovehouse Green was refurbished by the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea to celebrate the golden jubilee of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II 1952-2002 and was re-opened in June 2003 by the worshipful the mayor councillor Christopher Buckmaster.

Site: Dovehouse Green plaques (3 memorials)

SW3, Dovehouse Green

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
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Golden Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II

The fiftieth anniversary of the accession of Queen Elizabeth II.  The Golden ...

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Silver Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II

The twenty-fifth anniversary of the accession of Queen Elizabeth II.  This wa...

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Chelsea Society

The Chelsea Society was founded by the Chelsea author Reginald Blunt (son of ...

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Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

The borough was formed in 1965 by the merging of the separate former boroughs...

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Queen Elizabeth II

Born 17 Bruton Street, to the Duke and Duchess of York. For information on wh...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
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Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

The borough was formed in 1965 by the merging of the separate former boroughs...

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Christopher Buckmaster

Councillor and Mayor of Kensington and Chelsea, 2003 - 2004.

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
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Chelsea civilians killed in  WW2

Chelsea civilians killed in WW2

In remembrance of 457 civilians killed in Chelsea by enemy action 1939-1945.

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Smith and Littlejohn - heroes

Smith and Littlejohn - heroes

The plaque says the rescue occurred ‘near to this place’, when in fact it hap...

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