Plaque

Frank Bates

Erection date: 19/5/2013

Inscription

Frank Bates, 1889 - 1921, vocalist and lead singer with pioneering jazz ensemble the Southern Syncopated Orchestra, resided here, 1918 - 1919.
Nubian Jak Community Trust
Southwark Council

Site: Frank Bates (1 memorial)

SE15, Hichisson Road, 19

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

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Frank Bates

Subjects commemorated i

Southern Syncopated Orchestra

Jazz band. Founded by Will Marion Cook, the all-black band included performer...

Read More

Frank Bates

Lead vocalist with the Southern Syncopated Orchestra. Born in Barbados, he jo...

Read More

This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Frank Bates

Created by i

Southwark Council

The London Borough of Southwark was created as an amalgamation of the Metropo...

Read More

Nearby Memorials

Sir Joseph Rotblat

Sir Joseph Rotblat

WC1, Great Russell Street, Museum Mansions

The Rotblat plaque is on the UK offices of the Pugwash organisation. The blue plaque on the building at the left of our photo is John Nas...

2 subjects commemorated, 2 creators
Unknown warrior arrival

Unknown warrior arrival

SW1, Victoria Station

The vehicle used for the delivery was the Cavell Van, the railway wagon which had previously been used for two ceremonial journeys from D...

1 subject commemorated, 1 creator
Royal Victoria Yard war memorial

Royal Victoria Yard war memorial

SE8, Grove Street, The Colonnade

On 19 March 1941 the Yard was hit by many bombs and incendiary devices leading to a hugely damaging fire. 7 of those named here died as a...

War dead, Civilian war dead | WW2
23 subjects commemorated, 1 creator
Gordon Campbell VC

Gordon Campbell VC

CR9, Katharine Street, Clock Tower

{Beneath a representation of a Victoria Cross medal:} Commander Gordon Campbell, Royal Navy, 17th February 1917.

War served | WW1
1 subject commemorated, 1 creator
Paul's Cross

Paul's Cross

EC4, St Paul's Churchyard

Seems the Richards family slightly missed the spot with their elaborate art nouveau erection. The simple hexagon can just be seen in our ...

1 subject commemorated