Fred Russell, who ‘revolutionised the presentation of ventriloquism’, was commemorated on Sunday 20 September 2009 with an English Heritage blue plaque at 71 Kenilworth Court, Lower Richmond Road, Putney
To coincide with the inauguration of the new U.S. President, English Heritage has compiled an online resource focusing on our Anglo-American Heritage, which includes a list of blue plaques to North Americans.
Eleanor Marx (1855-1898), Socialist campaigner and youngest daughter of Karl Marx has been commemorated with an English Heritage Blue Plaque at 7 Jews Walk, Sydenham, SE26, London Borough of Lewisham where she lived from 1895 until her tragic death in 1898.
The legendary theatre architect Frank Matcham (1854 – 1920) was commemorated on 22 November 2007 with an English Heritage blue plaque at 10 Haslemere Road, London, N8, where he lived for nine years, from 1894 to 1904.
Edward Ardizzone (1900 – 1979), artist and illustrator, was commemorated with an English Heritage Blue Plaque at 11.30am on 3 May 2007, at 130 Elgin Avenue, Maida Vale, London, W9, where he lived and worked from 1920 to 1972.
King Cetshwayo (c. 1826 – 1884), King of the Zulus, has today (Monday 30th October), been commemorated with an English Heritage Blue Plaque at 18 Melbury Road, London, W14, where he stayed in the Summer of 1882 following his exile from Zululand.
Kathleen ‘Kitty’ Godfree (1896-1992), Olympic and Wimbledon lawn tennis champion, was commemorated with an English Heritage blue plaque at 55 York Avenue, East Sheen, London, SW14, where she lived from 1936 to 1992.