Picture source: www.portcities.org.uk
This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
The right-most of 3 plaques on the back wall of the garden.
Physician, benefactor of the British Museum and an early benefactor to the Chelsea Physic Garden. Responsible for the addition of milk to chocolate to produce a palatable drink. Born Killyleagh, Ir...
Person, Benefactor, Medicine, Museums / Libraries, Race Issues, Science, Ireland
Professor of natural philosophy to the Royal Institution.
A chemist. His work on the souring of milk and the use of heat to preserve it was the foundation of the science of bacteriology. Born Dole, France. Died near Paris.
Person, Science, France
Mathematician and computer pioneer. Born 13 Piccadilly Terrace, daughter of Lord Byron. Brought up by her mother and directed towards science rather than the arts, in fear that otherwise she might ...
Less than a month after the lights were installed the lamp blew up, seriously injuring the policeman who was operating it. See the IET and the Victorianist for two different takes on the story. 20...
Concept, Engineering, Science