Vehicle    From 11/5/1820  To 1870

HMS Beagle

Categories: Transport

A Cherokee-class brig-sloop, launched from the Woolwich Dockyard. She was adapted as a survey barque and took part in three expeditions, the second of which was the voyage on which the young Charles Darwin began to form his theory of evolution. 

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

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HMS Beagle

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Admiral Robert Fitzroy - SE19

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Private John William Banner

Private John William Banner

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Person, Transport, France

War dead, WW1
1 memorial
James (Jim) Selby

James (Jim) Selby

Stage coachman.  Lived at 7 Edgware Road.  On 13 July 1888, he established a record by driving “The Old Times” coach from Hatchett's Hotel to the “Old Ship” at Brighton and back - 108 miles in 7 ho...

Person, Sport / Games, Transport

1 memorial
Robert Seaward

Robert Seaward

We can't find any confirmation but our guess is that Seaward worked at the tube station and through his efforts some sort of club space was provided for his fellow workers in the building. Can anyo...

Person, Transport

1 memorial
First Blackfriars Station

First Blackfriars Station

As we write the work on the new river-spanning Blackfriars Station is close to completion.  It seems Blackfriars Station has never known whether it is a North or a South Londoner.  The first Blackf...

Place, Transport

1 memorial