Place    From 1812 

Beresford Square

Categories: Commerce, Property

A market square in Woolwich. It was formed in the early 19th century and named after General William Beresford, Master-General of the Ordnance and Governor of the Royal Military Academy. Our picture shows the square in about 1900.

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

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Beresford Square

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Beresford Square

Woolwich was first recorded in 964 AD. It was known as Wullevic, a Saxon name...

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Cesar Picton

Cesar Picton

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Tea Trade in London

Tea Trade in London

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Barclays Bank

Barclays Bank

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Group, Commerce

3 memorials
Fakeblueplaques / Society for the Promotion of Historic Buildings

Fakeblueplaques / Society for the Promotion of Historic Buildings

Londonist informs that the registered address of the website, where you can order a plaque, is 118 Hillfield Avenue N8, the site of plaque no 4. We have 3 of these non-plaques still to publish, no ...

Group, Commerce

3 memorials
Commercial Motor Users of Hackney

Commercial Motor Users of Hackney

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1 memorial