Plaque

William Colbeck

Erection date: 10/9/2016

Inscription

Captain William Colbeck, 1871 - 1930, Antarctic explorer, lived in a house on this site.
London Borough of Lewisham
UK Antarctic Heritage Trust

Site: William Colbeck (1 memorial)

SE6, Inchmery Road, 51

Wikipedia suggests that Colbeck and his family moved to this address in 1914, and the ODNB says he died here. But from the plain style of the house we think it was probably erected after 1930. The house occupied by Colbeck probably looked like the house to the right of our photo.

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

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
William Colbeck

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Willliam Colbeck

Explorer. Born at 8 Myton Place, Hull. He made several expeditions to Antarct...

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

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Lewisham Borough Council

The Borough of Lewisham was formed as an amalgamation of the Metropolitan Bor...

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UK Antarctic Heritage Trust

Established to support the New Zealand Antarctic Heritage Trust in raising fu...

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