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James Hall (writer)

Writer and journalist. James Hall started the campaign to commemorate the first recording studio after he chanced upon it while researching his novel, The Industry Of Human Happiness, set in the early days of the music business.

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James Hall (writer)

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Europe's first disc recording studio

Queen's drummer Roger Taylor unveiled the plaque.

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Hogarth Press

Hogarth Press

Publishing house founded by Leonard and Virginia Woolf. It grew from a hobby to become a business, publishing the works of the members of the Bloomsbury Group and books on psychoanalysis and foreig...

Group, Journalism / Publishing

1 memorial
Alfred Harmsworth, 1st Viscount Northcliffe

Alfred Harmsworth, 1st Viscount Northcliffe

Born near Dublin. As a keen cyclist (on a penny-farthing) Harmsworth was submitting freelance articles to the cycle press in the 1880s. In 1886 he was editing Bicycling News.  With his brother Haro...

Person, Journalism / Publishing, Ireland

2 memorials
William Tegetmeier

William Tegetmeier

Naturalist and journalist. Born William Bernhardt Tegetmeier at High Street, Colnbrook Buckinghamshire. A founding member of the Savage Club, and a writer and journalist. He befriended Charles Darw...

Person, Journalism / Publishing, Science

1 memorial
Claudia Jones

Claudia Jones

Born Trinidad. Moved to New York where she became a Communist. Caught up in the McCarthy trials she was imprisoned and then extradited to Britain in December 1955.  Became a community organiser aft...

Person, Community / Clubs, Journalism / Publishing, Politics & Administration, Race Issues, Caribbean Islands

2 memorials
Lydia Becker

Lydia Becker

President of NUWSS prior to Millicent Fawcett and campaigned for voting rights of unmarried women and widows. Also an amateur scientist with interests in biology and astronomy. Best remembered for ...

Person, Gender Issues, Journalism / Publishing, Science

1 memorial