Anne Shelton, 1928-1994

Reading time: 1 minute142 Court Lane, East Dulwich Anne Shelton 1928-1994 Popular singer and the World War II “Forces’ Favourite” lived here Voted by the People This blue plaque was unveiled on 6 October 2008. Further info on the DulwichOnView website.

East Dulwich: Blue plaque for A to Z pioneer

Reading time: 1 minuteThe creator of the A-Z road maps is to be honoured with the unveiling of a Southwark Council Blue Plaque. Phyllis Pearsall walked 3,000 miles to create the atlas of London, which first went on sale in 1936. She had the idea when she became lost while trying to find the homes of people she […]

Enid Blyton 1897-1968

Reading time: 1 minuteEnid Blyton 1897-1968 Popular writer of over 600 books for children 352-356 Lordship Lane, East Dulwich. Apparently she was born here. Thanks to Natalie for the nod. Now to start getting my head around this geotagging thing.

William Henry Pratt alias Boris Karloff, 1887-1969

Reading time: 1 minuteKARLOFF, BORIS, (alias for) PRATT, William Henry, (1887-1969), Actor, was born here. 36 Forest Hill Road, East Dulwich, SE22 Southwark 1998 [+]

Blue Plaques in East Dulwich

Reading time: 1 minuteIf you know of any blue plaques in the East Dulwich area please let me know. I’m going to start collecting photos and details here and in the East Dulwich Flickr Group. Thanks to Lawrence for the idea. Get more info on Blue Plaques on the English Heritage site.

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