Below are some noteworthy places I've visited over the years. Some are marked by blue plaques

mounted by English Heritage.  New additions don't always go to the top of the pile. If they're

related to one down the list they'll be added on there.  


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When John Lennon and Paul McCartney met

Profession : church hall where they chatted

Date : 6th July 1957

Plaque : Church Road, Woolton, Liverpool, Merseyside, L25 5JF





Thornton family home

Profession : home to JW Thornton who created the chocolate empire

Date : 1911

Plaque : 64, Fitzwalker Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S6 4TD





Brian Epstein's childhood home

Profession : businessman and manager of The Beatles

Date : 19th September 1934 to 27th August 1967

Plaque : [no plaque] 197, Queen's Drive, Childwall, Liverpool, Merseyside, L15 6UX





Frankie Howerd's London home

Profession : comedian

Date : 6th March 1917 to 19th April 1992

Plaque : 20, Edwardes Square, Kensington, London, W8 6HE





Lewis Morley photography studio

Profession : where the famous Christine Keeler photograph was taken

Date : 1963

Plaque : 18, Greek Street, Soho, London, W1D 4DS





The Q Inn

Profession : pub with shortest name

Date  : currently open

Plaques : 3 Market Street, Stalybridge, Greater Manchester, SK15 2AL





The Old 13th Cheshire Astley Volunteer Rifleman Corps Inn

Profession : pub with longest name

Date : currently open

Plaques : 9-11, Market Street, Stalybridge, Greater Manchester, SK15 2AL





Jimmy Page's London home

Profession : guitarist and rock star

Date : 9th January 1944

Plaque : [no plaque] 29, Melbury Road, Kensington, London, W14 8AB





Madonna's London home

Profession : musician and songwriter

Date : 16th August 1958 -

Plaque : [no plaque] 51, Great Cumberland Place, Marylebone, London, W1H 7TH





Foo Foo's Palace

Profession : former site of the famous nightclub

Date : [used] 1970s and 80's

Plaque : [no plaque] Dale Street, Manchester, M1 2HG





Harry Potter filming location

Profession : Hogsmeade Railway Station in Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone

Date : [released] : November 2001

Plaque : [no plaque] Goathland Railway Station, Cow Wath Bank, Goathland, Whitby, YO22 5NF




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Prince Charles's stag party location

Profession : exclusive gentlemen's club

Date : 1693 (founded)

Plaque : [no plaque] 37, St James's Street, St James's, London, SW1A 1JG





White Star Line office building

Profession : former offices of the worldwide shipping company (Titanic owner)

Date : 1898 to 1927 (occupied)

Plaque : Albion House, 30, James Street, Liverpool, Liverpool, L2 7PQ






Titanic owner's former home

Profession : home of Ismay family (owners of White Star Line company)

Plaque : 13, Beach Lawn, Waterloo, Liverpool, Merseyside, L22 8AQ





John Lennon's birth location

Profession : former maternity hospital (now student housing)

Date : 9th October 1940

Plaque : Lennon Studios, Cambridge Court, Liverpool, Merseyside, L7 7AG





John Lennon's first childhood home

Profession : first home

Date : Lived there from 1940 to 1945

Plaque : [no plaque] 9, Newcastle Street, Wavertree, Liverpool, Merseyside, L15 9HP





Bee Gees childhood home

Profession : former home of the Gibb siblings

Date : lived here from 1955 to 1958

Plaque : [no plaque] 51, Keppel  Road, Chorlton-Cum-Hardy, Manchester, M21 0BP





Ernie Wise birth location

Profession : part of comedy duo Morecambe and Wise

From : 27th November 1925 to 21st March 1999

Age : 73

Plaque : [no plaque] Leeds Infirmary, Great George Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 3EX





Bob Dylan video filming location

Profession : The Savoy

Date : filmed in 1965

Plaque : [no plaque] rear of The Savoy, Strand, Westminster, London, WC2R 0EZ





Andrea Dunbar's former home

Profession : playwright, writer of Rita, Sue And Bob Too

From : 22nd May 1961 to 20th December 1990

Age : 29

Plaque : 25, Brafferton Arbor, Buttershaw, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD6 3LD





Leonard Rossiter's birth location

Profession : actor

From : 21st October 1926 to 5th October 1984

Age : 57

Plaque : [no plaque]  19, Cretan Road, Wavertree, Liverpool, Merseyside, L15 0HR





The Clash album cover photo location

Profession : cult first album

Age : album released in April 1977

Plaque : [no plaque] Camden Market, Camden High Street, Camden, London, NW1 8AF




George Handel's home

Profession : composer and musician

From : 23rd February 1865 to 14th April 1759

Age : 74

Plaque : 25, Brook Street, Mayfair, London, W1K 4HB






Filming location for The Lady In The Van film

Profession : Alan Bennett's former home

Date : film released in 2015

Plaque : [no plaque] 23, Gloucester Crescent, Camden, London, NW1 7DS





Rolling Stones album cover photo location

Profession : famous album cover

Date : 20th January 1967 (album released)

Plaque : [no plaque] Regent's Park Road, Primrose Hill, Camden, London, NW1 8UE





Castle Howard, filming location

Profession : Brideshead Revisited filming location

Date : filmed in 1980

Plaque : [no plaque] Castle Howard, The Stray, York, Yorkshire, YO60 7DE





Lytham Hall

Profession : family were possible inspiration for the Flyte family in Brideshead Revisited novel

From : The novelist's visit in June 1935

Plaque : [no plaque] Ballam Road, Lytham, Lancashire, FY8 4JX





Hand Of Kindness album cover photograph location

Profession : river bank where photograph was taken

From : 1983 (album released)

Plaque : [no plaque] A3212, Chelsea Embankment, London, SW3 5LP






B17 Flying Fortress crash location

Profession : crash location from World War 2

From : 22nd February 1944

Plaque : [Memorial stone] Endcliffe Park, Rustling Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S11 7AB





Nunsmere Hall

Profession : hotel where Margaret Thatcher wrote her memoirs

From : written in 1994

Plaque : [no plaque] Tarporley Road, Northwich, Cheshire, CW8 2ES





Gary Barlow's former home

Profession : singer songwriter from Take That!

From : lived here 1995 to 2005

Plaque : [no plaque] Delamere Manor, Cuddington Lane, Cuddington, Cheshire, CW8 2TE





East Is East and West Is West filming locations

Profession : locations where both films were partly shot

From : released in 1999 and 2010 respectively

Plaque : [no plaque] Bowness Street, Openshaw, Manchester, M11 1ET





John Constable (site of former home)

Profession : painter

From : 11th June 1776 to 31st March 1837

Age : 60

Plaque : [no plaque] 76, Charlotte Street, Fitzrovia, London, W1T 4QS





Lisa Stansfield's former home

Profession : Singer/songwriter

From : 1976 to 1985?

Plaque : [no plaque] "Nordene", Bury Road, Lancashire, OX11 4BX






John Davis's home

Profession : explorer who first saw The Falkland Islands

From : 1550 to 29th December 1605

Age : 55?

Plaque : 25, South Embankment, Dartmouth, Devonshire, TQ6 9BB






Where Mr Rolls and Mr Royce met

Profession : posh hotel

From : [met on] 4th May 1904

Plaque : The Midland, 16, Peter Street, Manchester, M60 2DS





Arthur Lowe's home

Profession : actor

From : 22nd September 1915 to 22nd September 1915

Age : 66

Plaque : 2, Maida Avenue, Maida Vale, London, W2 1TF





Edward Burne-Jones's home

Profession : painter

From : 28th August 1883 to 17th June 1898

Age : 64

Plaque : 41, Kensington Square, South Kensington, London, W8 5HP





Dirk Bogarde’s London home

Profession : actor and matinee idol

From :  28th March 1921 to 8th May 1999

Age : 78

Plaque : [no plaque] : 2, Cadogan Gardens, Chelsea, London, SW3 2RD





Kenneth Williams’s childhood home

Profession : actor and entertainer

From : 22nd February 1926 to 15th April 1988

Age : 62

Plaque : 57, Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, London, WC1N 1AP





Kenneth Williams’s final home

Profession : actor and entertainer

From : 22nd February 1926 to 15th April 1988

Age : 62

Plaque : [no plaque] Osnaburgh Street, Marylebone, London, NW1 4AQ





Anthony Pratt

Profession : inventor of Cluedo board game

From : 10th August 1903 to 9th April 1994

Age : 64

Plaque : 9, Stanley Road, Kings Heath, Birmingham, B14 7NB





One Hyde Park

Profession : Most expensive apartment block in UK

From : 2009

Plaque : [no plaque] 100, Knightsbridge, London, SW1X 7JL





Stuart Sutcliffe family home (original Beatles bassist)

Profession : former apartment block, now hotel

From : 1961 to 1970 (family lived here)

Plaque : [no plaque] : 37, Aigburth Drive, Aigburth, Merseyside, L17 4JE






Profession : puppet / entertainer

From : 1948

Plaque : [no plaque] North Pier, Blackpool Promenade, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY1 1NE








Ken Dodd’s home, birth/death location

Profession : comedian and Liverpudlian legend

From : 8th November 1927 to 11th March 2018

Age : 90

Plaque : [no plaque] 76, Thomas Lane, Knotty Ash, Liverpool, Merseyside, L14 5NX





The George Inn (Bronte location)

Profession : inn used by Charlotte Bronte

From : 1845

Plaque : [no plaque] Main Road, Hathersage, Hope Valley, Derbyshire, S32 1BB





The Salutation pub

Profession : Where Charlotte started Jane Eyre

From : stayed in 1846 for about five weeks

Plaque : 59, Boundary Street West, Chorlton-Cum-Hardy, Manchester, M15 6ED





Ponden Hall and Penistone Crag (Bronte locations)

Profession : inspirational locations for Wuthering Heights

From : 1680

Plaque : Ponden Lane, Stanbury, Keighley, West Yorkshire, BD22 0HR





Top Withins Farm (Bronte location)

Profession : inspiration for Wuthering Heights

From : unknown to 1926 (last inhabited)

Age : timeless

Plaque : near Haworth, West Yorkshire, HX7 8RP





Yootha Joyce’s home

Profession : actress

From : 20th August 1927 to 24th August 1980

Age : 53

Plaque : [no plaque] Flat 1, 198, Sussex Gardens, Paddington, London, W2 3UA





Joseph Arthur Rank’s birthplace

Profession : film producer and businessman

From : 22nd December 1888 to 29th Match 1972

Age :83

Plaque : Park Street, Hull, Kingston-Upon-Hull, HU2 8TD





Arthur Askey’s home

Profession : comedian and musical hall star

From : 6th June 1900 to 16th November 1982

Age : 82

Plaque : [no plaque] 29, Moses Street, dingle, Liverpool, Merseyside, L8 4SY





Factory Records

Profession : flat where the record label was born

From : 1978 to 1992

Plaque : 86, Palatine Road, Didsbury, Manchester, M20 3JW





Cyril Smith’s home

Profession : politician, Member of Parliament for Rochdale, Lancashire

From : 26th June 1928 to 3rd September 2010

Age : 82

Plaque : [no plaque] 14, Emma Street, Rochdale, Lancashire,  OL12 6QW





Alfred Hitchcock’s London home

Profession : film director

From : 1926 to 1939 (lived here)

Plaque : 153, Cromwell Road, Kensington, London, SW5 0TQ





The Baker Street Robbery

Profession : bank robbery location (inspiration for the film The Bank Job)

From : 11th September 1971

Plaque : [no plaque] Lloyds Bank, 185, Baker Street, Marylebone, London, NW1 6XB





Freddie Mercury’s final home

Profession : singer and musician

From : 5th September 1946 to 24th November 1991

Age : 45

Plaque : Garden Lodge, 1, Logan Place, Kensington, London, W8 6DE





Freddie Mercury’s first London home

Profession : first home in London having moved away from family home in Feltham

Plaque : [no plaque] 8, Stafford Terrace, Kensington, London, W8 7BH


Noel Gallagher's former London home

Profession : former home of Noel and family

From : 2014 to 2019

Plaque : [no plaque] Blomfield Road, Maida Vale, London, W9 2PA


"Supernova Heights"

Profession : former home of Noel Gallagher

From : 1997

Plaque : [no plaque] : 8, Steele’s Road, Hampstead, London, NW3 4SE





Carly Simon album cover

Profession : location for front cover of “Anticipation” album

From : realised in November 1971

Plaque : [no plaque] : York Bridge, Regent’s Park, London, NW1 4NS





Madness album cover

Profession : location for front cover of “Absolutely” album

From : released in September 1980

Plaque : [no plaque] : Adelaide Road, London, NW3 2BP





Wycoller Hall (Bronte location)

Profession : inspiration for “Fearndean Manor” in novel Jane Eyre

From : 1825 to 1855 (when Charlotte Bronte knew it passed)

Plaque : [no plaque] Wycoller hamlet, off Keithley Road, Colne, West Yorkshire, BB8 8SY





Paul McCartney’s childhood home

Profession : musician, songwriter

From : 1955 to 1960

Plaque : 20, Forthlin Road, Allerton, Liverpool, Merseyside, L18 9TN





Oscar Wilde’s home

Profession : dramatist, wit

From : 16th October 19854 to 30th November 1900

Age : 46

Plaque : 34, Tite Street, Chelsea, London, SW3 4JA





Oscar Wilde's downfall at The Savoy

Profession: scene of decadence

From : [stayed there] March 1893

Plaque : [no plaque] The Savoy, Strand, Westminster, London, WC2R 0EZ





Oscar Wilde's arrest location

Profession : boutiqe hotel

From : arrested in 1895

Plaque : [no plaque] The Belmond Cadogan Hotel, 75, Sloane Street, Chelsea, London, SW1X 9SG





Lewis Carroll’s birthplace

Profession : novelist, academic

From : 27th January 1932 to 14th January 1898

Age : 65

Plaque : Higher Lane, Daresbury, Cheshire, WA4 4JG





Oliver’s Mount

Profession : war monument and race track

From : 1946 (first race action)

Age : 72+

Plaque : [no plaque] off Mere Lane, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 2YW






The Holbeck Hall Hotel

Profession : hotel that collapsed into sea

From : 5th June 1993

Age : 114

Plaque : [no plaque] Sea Cliff Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 3BJ





Leo Walmsley

Profession : novelist

From : 1892 to 1966

Age : 74

Plaque : King Street, Robin Hood’s Bay, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO52 4SH





Lytham Hall

Profession : inspiration for Brideshead Castle from the novel Brideshead Revisited

From : 1935 (when Evelyn Waugh visited)

Plaque : [no plaque]  Ballam Road, Lytham, Lancashire, FY8 4JX





Cowan Bridge School

Profession : Bronte sisters attended

From : 1824 (attended)

Plaque : 2, Bronte Cottages, Cowan Bridge, Kirby Lonsdale, Lancashire, LA6 2HS





Norton Conyers House

Profession : “Thornfield Hall” in Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre novel

From : 1839 (Charlotte visited)

Plaque : [no plaque] near Wath, North Yorkshire, HG4 5EQ





Tony Hancock birthplace

Profession : comedian

From : 12th May 1924 to 25th June 1968

Age : 44

Plaque : 41, Southam Green Road, Hall Green, Birmingham West Midlands, B28 8DQ






Profession : filming location for television series The Prisoner

From : 29th September 1967 (released)

Age : timeless

Plaque : [no plaque] Penrhyndeudraeth, Gwynedd, Wales, LL48 6ER





Arthur Benson

Profession : essayist, poet and author of Land And Hope And Glory

From : 24th April 1862 to 17th June 1925

Age : 63

Plaque : Godolphin House, Eton College, Common Lane, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 6EF





Captain Cooke lodging house

Profession : explorer, navigator, cartographer

From : 7th November 1728 to 14th February 1779

Age : 50

Plaque : [no plaque] Grape Lane, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO22 4BA





Bob Dylan “Judas!” location

Profession : Concert where Bob played electric guitar

Date : 25th July 1965

Plaque : Free Trade Hall (Raddison Edward Hotel), Peter Street, Manchester, M2 5GP





“Ashfield”, Agatha Christie’s birthplace

Profession : novelist and playwright

From : 15th September 1890 to 1915 (lived here)

Age : first 25 years

Plaque : Barton Road, Torquay, Devonshire, TQ2 7NS






John Tolkein

Profession : novelist and scholar

From : 3rd January 1892 to 2nd September 1973

Age : 81

Plaque : Hotel Miramar, East Overcliff Drive, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH1 3AL






Album cover shoot location

Profession : EMI headquarters where two compilation album covers were shot

Plaque : [No plaque] 20, Manchester Square, Marylebone, London, W1U 3PZ





Strawberry Field

Profession : children's home which inspired a song

Released :

Plaque : [no plaque], Beaconsfield Road, Woolton, Liverpool, L25 6EJ





The Beatles Rooftop Concert

Profession : surprise concert on Apple office roof

From : 30th January 1969

Age : 42 minutes long

Plaque : [no plaque] 3, Saville Row, London, W4 5HQ





Quarrymen's gig

Profession : church fete gig where Paul saw John play

Date : 6th July 1957

Plaque : [No plaque] St Peter's, Church Road, Woolton, Liverpool, Merseyside, L25 5JF





Ringo Starr’s childhood home

Profession : drummer

From : 1943 to 1963 (lived here)

Age : 3 – 23 years old

Plaque : [no plaque] 10, Admiral Grove, Liverpool, Merseyside, L8 8BH





Ringo Starr’s birthplace

Profession : drummer

From 1940 to 1943 (lived here)

Age : 0 – 3 years old

Plaque : [no plaque] 9, Madryn Street, Dingle, Liverpool, Merseyside, L8 3TT





Sir Bernard Lovell

Profession : scientist, main behind Jodrell Bank

From : 31st August 1913 to 6th August 2012

Age : 98

Plaque : [no plaque] The Quinta, Swettenham Lane, Swettenham, Cheshire, CW12 2LD








Emmeline Pankhurst

Profession : suffragette

From : 15th July 1858 to 14th June 1928

Age : 69

Plaque : 60-62, Nelson Street, Manchester, M13 9WP





The Establishment

Profession : famous satirical nightclub

From : October 1961 to 1964

Age : 2/3 years

Plaque : [no plaque] 18, Greek Street, Soho, London,





John Lennon’s mum’s home

Profession : Home where John Lennon’s mum lived

From : 1950s

Plaque : [no plaque] 1, Blomfield Road, Springwood, Allerton, Liverpool, Merseyside, L19 4UY





OzzyOsbourne’s childhood home

Profession : rock star

From : 3rd December 1948 to

Plaque : [no plaque] 14, Lodge Road, Astone, West Midlands, B6 6LU





St Gregory’s Social Club

Profession : filming location for Phoenix Nights television series

From : Series one and two transmitted in 2001 and 2002

Plaque : [no plaque] Church Street, Farnworth, Bolton, Lancashire, BL4 8AG





Jimmy Savile’s main home

Profession : disk jockey,  and radio/television personality

From : 31st October 1926 to 29th October 2011

Age : 84

Plaque : [no plaque] Lakeside Court, West Avenue, Roundhay, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS8 2TX





Peter Sutcliffe’s home (the Yorkshire Ripper)

Profession : murderer

From : Active 1975 to 1980

Plaque : [no plaque] 6, Garden Street, Bradford, BD9 5QJ



Peter Sutcliffe's arrest location

Profession : Office premises where he was caught with prostitute

Date : 2nd January 1981

Plaque : [no plaque] 3, Melbourne Avenue, Broomhill, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S10 2QJ





Ed Sheeran

Profession : song writer and musician

From : 17th February 1991 to [still alive]

Age : lived here approximately 1991-1992

Plaque : [no plaque] West Royd, Birchcliffe Road, Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, HX7 8JA





Percy Shaw

Profession : businessman and inventor of the Cat’s Eyes stud

From : 15th April 1890 to 1th September 1976

Age : 86

Cause Of Death : cancer

Plaque : The Courtyard, Hall Street North, Boothstown, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX3 6TS





George Mallory

Profession : mountaineer

From : 18th June 1886 to 9th June 1924

Age : 37

Cause Of Death : hypothermia

Plaque : [no plaque] Hobcraft House, Hobcroft Lane, Mobberley, Cheshire, WA16 7QS





The Gleneagles Hotel

Profession : Hotel where Fawlty Towers was inspired

Age : Timeless

From : Broadcast 1975 and 1979

Plaque : [no plaque] Asheldon Road, Wellswood,  Torquay, Devon, TQ1 2QS





House where Definitely Maybe album photograph was taken

Profession : Bonehead's former home

From : 1994 (photo taken)

Plaque : [no plaque] 8, Stratford Street, Withingtin, Manchester, M20 2LH





Flat where Noel Gallagher wrote Definitely Maybe album

Profession : musician and former Oasis member

From : early 1990’s

Plaque : [no plaque] 73, Whitworth Street, Manchester, M1 6LG





Gallagher (Oasis) childhood home

Profession : home of Noel and Liam Gallagher

Age : 1970s-1980s

Plaque : [no plaque] 5, Cranwell Drive, Burnage, Manchester, M19 1SA






Ian Carmichael

Profession : actor

Age : 89

From : 18th June 1920 to 5th February 2010

Cause Of Death : natural causes

Plaque : Not fair to say here as family still live there





Mick Jagger former home

Profession : rock legend’s home

From : May 1968

Plaque : 3, Cheynne Walk, Chelsea, London, SW3 4HH





Open All Hours (filming location)

Profession : ‘Arkwright’s grocers shop

Age : 40+ years

From : 1976 onwards

Plaque : ‘Beautique’ hair salon, 15, Lister Avenue, Balby, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN4 8AS





Arthur Lowe

Profession : actor

Age : 66

From : 22nd September 1915 to 15th April 1982

Cause of death :  stroke

Plaque : 63, Kinder Road, Hayfield, High Peak, Derbyshire, SK22 2HS





“Chorltonville” concert

Profession : Wilbraham Road Train Station (convert location)

From : 7th May 1964

Plaque : [no plaque] Wilbraham Road, Chorlton-Cum-Hardy, Manchester, M21 0UE





Roe Head School

Profession : Bronte location

Age : 186+

From : Bronte attended 1831 and 1838

Cause Of Death : still going, now Holybank School

Plaque : Far Common Road, Mirfield, West Yorkshire, S3 9DN





Widnes Railway Station

Profession : Songwriting location, homeward Bound, Simon & Garfunkel

Age : 144+

From : 1st August 1873 (song written in Spring 1964)

Cause Of Death : still going

Plaque : Victoria Avenue, Cheshire, WA8 7TJ





Frank Hornby

Profession : inventor and businessman

Age : 73

From : 15th May 1863 to 21st September 1936

Cause Of Death : heart attack

Plaques : 32, Station Road, Maghull, Merseyside, L31 3DB

                   Quarry Brook, Hall Lane, Maghull, Merseyside, L31 3DZ





George Harrison’s family home

Profession : musician

Age : 58

From : 25th February 1943 to 29th November 2001

Cause Of Death : cancer

Plaques : [no plaque] 25, Upton Green, Speke, Merseyside, L24 2UL





Pendle Hill

Profession : hill for witches to fly off

Age : ageless

From : dawn of time

Plaques : [no plaque] Barley Village, Pendle, Lancashire





Coles Corner (album cover)

Profession : Richard Hawley album cover

From : 5th September 2005

Cause Of Death : none, music lasts forever

Plaque : 4, Fargate, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 2HE





King Charles 1st (execution location)

Profession : King of England, Ireland and Scotland

Age : 48

From : 19th November 1600 to 30th January 1649

Cause Of Death : beheading

Plaque : [no plaque] Whitehall, Westminster, London, SW1A 2ER





The Hacienda

Profession : Famous nightclub

From :  21st May 1982 to 29th June 1997

Age : 15 years

Plaque : [no plaque]  21, Albion Street, Manchester, M1 5DA





Swarkestone Pavilion

Profession : Pavilion used on album cover

From :  1650

Age : 360+ years

Plaque : [no plaque]  Swarkestone Road, Swarkestone, Ticknall,

                 Derbyshire, DE73 7GW





John Lennon’s childhood home

Profession : musician, songwriter, activist

Age : 40

From : 9th October 1940 to 8th December 1980

Cause Of Death : murder

Plaque : 251, Menlove Avenue, Woolton, Liverpool, Merseyside, L25 7SA





Alan Turing

Profession : scientist, mathematician, codebreaker

Age : 41

From : 23rd June 1912 to 7th

Cause of death :  Suicide by cyanide poisoning

Plaque : 42, Adlington Road, Westminster, London, SW1P 3JY





Scarborough bomb sites

Profession : East coast seaside town

Age : Bombed in World War 1

From : 17th December 1914

Plaque : [no plaques]





Jimmy Savile – Scarborough home

Profession : disc jockey, radio and television personality

Age : 84

From : 31st October 1926 to 29th October 2011

Cause Of Death : heart attack

Plaque : [plaque removed] Wessex Court, Esplanade, Scarborough, West Yorkshire, YO11 2AE





Hotel - Agatha Christie – disappearance

Profession : hideaway hotel

Age : 11 days

From : 3rd December 1926 to 14th December 2916

Plaque : [no plaque] Old Swan Hotel, Swan Road, Harrogate, West Yorkshire, HG1 2SR





Catherine Walters (“Skittles”)

Profession : courtesan

From : 13th June 1899 to 4th August 1920

Age : 81

Blue plaque : 15, South Street, Mayfair, London, W1K 2XB





Berwick Street

Profession : street used as album cover

From : 1995 (album released)

Age : 200+

Plaque : [no plaque] Berwick Street, Soho, Westminster, London, W1F 0PH





Robin Hood’s cave

Profession : cave

From : dawn of time

Age : ageless

Plaque : [no plaque] Stanage Edge, Hope Valley, Derbyshire, S32 1BR






North Lees Hall

Profession : Elizabethan nanor house, “Thornfield Hall” in Charlotte

                         Bronte’s novel Jane Eyre

From : 1594

Age : 422

Plaque : [no plague] Birley Lane, Hathersage, Hope Valley, Derbyshire, S32 1BR






Profession : filming location and housing estate

From :  [broadcast] 1982 to 2003

Age : [broadcast duration] 21

Cause of death : storylines unrealistic

Plaque : [No plaque] Brookside, West Derby, Liverpool, Merseyside, L12 0BA





Doris Speed

Profession : actress

From : 3rd February 1899 to 16th November 1994

Age : 95

Cause of death : unknown

Death location : Bury, Lancashire

Blue plaque : 13, Sibson Road, Chorlton, Greater Manchester,  M21 9RH






“Pemberley” / Lyme Hall

Profession : filming location for Pride and Prejudice (1995 version)

From : 24th September 1995 to 29th October 1995

Age : 6 episodes long

Cause of death : timeless

Death location : timeless

Blue plaque : none but deserves one at Lyme Hall, Disley, Stockport, Cheshire SK12 2NR




Elizabeth Gaskell

Profession : novelist

From : 29th September 1810 to 12th November 1865

Age : 55

Cause of death : heart attack

Death location : 119, London Road, Holybourne, Alton, Hampshire, GU34 4ER

Blue plaque : 84, Plymouth Grove, Manchester, M13 9LW






B29 Superfortress crew

Profession : Royal Air Force

From : 3rd November 1948

Cause of death : plane crash

Location : Moor at Bleaklow (Snake Pass), Derbyshire





Sir Robert Mayer

Profession : philanthropist

From : 5th June 1879 to 9th January 1985

Age : 105

Cause of death : unknown

Location : Flat 31, 2, Mansfield Street, Marylebone, London, W1G 9NF