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Southwark Council

The London Borough of Southwark was created as an amalgamation of the Metropolitan Boroughs of Southwark, Camberwell and Bermondsey.
Southwark council annually invites proposals for new plaques from which a short list of nominations is produced. The winners are voted for by 'The People'. Whatever you think of that idea we hope you approve, as we do, the variety of plaque styles used by Southwark. Looking back Southwark probably regret it and would have preferred a 'house style' but we enjoy the diversity.

Londonist brought Southwark's historical maps to our attention. Irresistible to mapophiles.

2018: Southwark News wrote "The Blue Plaque scheme, run by the ‘News’ and Southwark Heritage in association with Southwark Council, commenced in 2002 and by September 2008 40 plaques had already been erected in the borough, with Sir Henry’s being the first to be put up on the Old Kent Road."

2019: Southwark News explains the origins of Southwark's blue plaques.

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
Southwark Council

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Gatehouse Square, Southwark

The sculpture is titled "Great Oaks from Little Acorns".  From PMSA:"... hold...

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Abbey Street Bridge

Bermondsey Abbey Street Bridge Designed by Colonel George Thomas Landmann, Ro...

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Ada Salter Garden - tree

The inscription's date of birth for Ada contradicts that of reputable sources...

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Albin funeral directors

F. A. Albin & Sons, family run funeral directors, proudly caring for the ...

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All Saints Cemetery Nunhead

All Saints Cemetery Nunhead, established by the London Cemetery Company, July...

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Anne Shelton

Anne Shelton, 1928 - 1994, popular singer and the World War II "Forces' Favou...

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Frederick John Robinson, 1st Earl of Ripon, 1st Viscount Goderich

Frederick John Robinson, 1st Earl of Ripon, 1st Viscount Goderich

Prime Minister 1827-1828. Secretary of State for the Colonies 1827.  Father of George. Died Putney Heath.

Person, Politics & Administration

1 memorial
Thomas Eccleston Gibb

Thomas Eccleston Gibb

St Pancras Vestry Clerk in the late 1800s. Andrew Behan has kindly carried out some research on this man, and found our picture for us: Thomas Eccleston Gibb was born on 21 October 1838 in Liverp...

Person, Politics & Administration

3 memorials
Sam Richardson

Sam Richardson

Co-church warden of St Sepulchre Middlesex in 1868.    

Person, Politics & Administration

1 memorial
Edward Esdaile
1 memorial