Plaque

Seacole - George Street

Inscription

City of Westminster
Mary Seacole, 1805 - 1881, Jamaican nurse, heroine of the Crimean War, lived in a house on this site.
The Portman Estate

Site: Seacole - George Street (1 memorial)

W1, George Street, 147

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Seacole - George Street

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Crimean War

War between Russia and an alliance of France, Germany, Britain, Turkey and th...

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Mary Seacole

Jamaican nurse, heroine of the Crimean War. That's the standard depiction of ...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Seacole - George Street

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Portman Estate

Wikipedia has a very useful map showing "Estate (freehold) ownership of land ...

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Westminster City Council

The ancient parish of St Margaret's was divided into St Margaret's and St Joh...

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