Plaque: Sir Edward Henry
Sir Edward Henry, 1850 - 1931, Metropolitan Police Commissioner 1903 - 1918, and pioneer of fingerprint identification, lived here, 1903 - 1920.
Site: Sir Edward Henry (1 memorial)
W8, Sheffield Terrace, 19
In 1912 this doorstep was the site of an assassination attempt. Henry arrived home to be met by a gunman, a disgruntled cab driver who'd been refused a licence.