Brighton & Hove commemorative plaques

Brighton and Hove, separately and now jointly, have been marking the locations associated with historical figures for almost 100 years. These are the plaques erected in Brighton & Hove, in alphabetical order of street address.

Film-related plaques

Brighton County Borough Corporation/Brighton Borough Council

2 Bristol Road (Church of St John the Baptist). Maria Fitzherbert
31 Buckingham Road. Aubrey Beardsley
79 Buckingham Road. E J Marshall
6 Cavendish Place. Dion Boucicault
12 Cavendish Place. Horace Smith
5 Chichester Terrace. Richard Addinsell
Church Street (The Dome). The Dome
128 Dyke Road. Magnus Volk
36 East Street. Martha Gunn
48 Hamilton Road. Eric Gill
11 Hanover Crescent. Sir Rowland Hill
130 Hillside, Moulsecoomb. William Havergal Brian
2 Lansdowne Place. Charles Augustin Busby
17 Lewes Crescent. Lord [Frederick] Elwyn-Jones, Polly Binder
18 Lewes Crescent. Dame Anna Neagle, Herbert Wilcox
25 Lewes Crescent. Roedean School
48 Marine Parade. Sir Samuel Brown
72 Marine Parade (Lanes Hotel). Ivor Novello [missing]
101 Marine Parade. George Canning
103 Marine Parade. Sir Herbert Carden
115 Marine Parade. Dora Bryan
20 Middle Street. William Friese Greene
1 Montpelier Terrace. Ray Noble
9 Montpelier Terrace. [Rev F W] Robertson of Brighton
9 Old Steine. [Charles] Talleyrand-Périgord
Old Steine (Royal Albion Hotel). William Ewart Gladstone
20 Old Steine. Gideon Mantell
35 Old Steine. Richard Russell
55 Old Steine. Mrs [Maria] Fitzherbert
3 Percival Terrace. Sir James Knowles
15 Prestonville Road. Charles B Cochran [missing]
104-109 Queen's Road. Dr William Moon [missing]
1 Regency Square. Harriot Mellon, Duchess of St Albans
2 Regency Square. Dr William King
65-66 Regency Square. Sir Edwin Landseer
4-5 Royal Crescent. Lawrence, Baron Olivier of Brighton
Ship Street (Fabrica). Frederick W Robertson
6 Vernon Terrace, Eleanor Marx
9 Western Terrace. Amon Henry Wilds
7 Wykeham Terrace. Dame Flora Robson

Hove Borough Council

19 Albany Villas. Sir Charles Aubrey Smith
30 Albany Villas. Sir John Hindmarsh
29 Brunswick Road. Sir Winston Churchill (twice)
2 Brunswick Square. Admiral Sir George Augustus Westphal
17 Brunswick Square. Robert Bevan
45 Brunswick Square. Edward Carpenter
54 Brunswick Street West. Hove Town Hall [missing]
15 Brunswick Terrace. J H Round
Cambridge Grove. James Williamson
Carlisle Road (Dorset House). Charles Stewart Parnell
18 Chanctonbury Road. G A Smith
Courtney Tye, Courtney Terrace, Kingsway. Elizabeth Allen
20 The Drive. Dame Ivy Compton-Burnett [inaccessible]br /> 12 First Avenue. Patrick Hamilton
15 Frith Road. Charlie Webb
16 Lansdowne Place. Charles Dickens/John Leech
87 Lorna Road. Richard Jeffries
Nizells Avenue (St Anns Court). Lord Alfred Douglas 'Bosie'
4 Norman Road. Ida Lupino
222 Old Shoreham Road. Margaret Powell
13 Palmeira Avenue. Sir Jack Hobbs
14 Palmeira Avenue. Victoria Lidiard
45 Wish Road. Dame Henrietta Barnett
9 Worcester Villas. William Friese Greene

City of Brighton and Hove

Bartholomews (Brighton Town Hall). Henry Solomon
53 Brunswick Square. Dunbar Nasmith House
Clarence Gardens. Brighton Little Theatre
8 Clarendon Villas. Hablot Knight Browne 'Phiz'
8 Clifton Road. George and Edward Dalziel
11 Clifton Road. Edward Bransfield RN
Connaught Road (West Hove Infants School). Thomas Simpson
22 East Street. Israel Samuel
Eastern Road (Danny Sheldon House). First deaf and dumb school
Eastern Road (St Mary's Hall). Rev Henry Venn Elliott, Charlotte Elliott
124 Freshfield Road. Mercedes Gleitze
22 Kensington Gardens. Dame Anita Roddick
34 Kensington Place. Margaret Ramsay (with the Peggy Ramsay Foundation)
King's Esplanade (St Aubyns Mansions). Dame Clara Butt
King's Esplanade (St Aubyns Mansions). Vesta Tilley (Lady de Frece)
8 King's Gardens. King Edward VII
King's Road (Embassy Court). Captain Edward Zeff
King's Road (Holiday Inn). Charles Dickens
King's Road (Peace Statue). King Edward VII
King's Road (Queen's Hotel). Sake Dean Mahomed
119 Lansdowne Crescent. Captain Theodore Wright VC
148 Lewes Road. 2nd Lt Ernest Frederick Beal VC
24 Montpelier Crescent. Elizabeth Robins, Octavia Wilberforce
35 New Church Road (Aldrington House). Dr Helen Boyle
1 North Place. Captain Michael Trotobas
26 North Road. Ken Fines
8 North Street Quadrant. Women's Social and Political Union
Old Steine (Royal Albion Hotel). William IV, Queen Adelaide
4-5 Pavilion Buildings. Mir Dast VC
Queen's Road (Brighton Station). David Mocatta
Queen's Road (Brighton Station). John Saxby
101 Round Hill Crescent. Lewes Road Hospital
7 Ship Street. Rabindranath Tagore
45 Ship Street. Clementina Black
11 Sillwood Road. John Constable
14 Sussex Square. Lord John Russell
Temple Gardens. Henry Michell Wagner, Arthur Douglas Wagner
13 Victoria Road. Minnie Turner
17 Walpole Road (St John's College) Sister Jane Borradaile
28 Warleigh Road. Maurice Tate
Waterloo Street (St Andrew's Church). Sir Charles Barry
32 West Hill Street. Lt Jacqueline Nearne
140 Western Road. Admiral Sir Edward Codrington [removed]

Regency Society of Brighton & Hove

Bartholomews (Brighton Town Hall). St Bartholomew's Grange
4 Brunswick Square. Roger Quilter
33 Brunswick Square. Sir Hamilton Harty
42 Brunswick Terrace. Prince Klemens Wenzel Nepomuk Lothar von Metternich
14 Church Road. Margaret Bondfield MP
Denmark Terrace (Brighton Girls). Thomas Read Kemp
1 Lewes Crescent (Fife House). Duke and Duchess of Fife
13 Lewes Crescent. Thomas Cubitt
79 Marine Parade. Sir Terence Rattigan
St Stephen's Church, Montpelier Place. Royal Chapel
5 Percival Terrace. Herbert Spencer
11 Sussex Square. Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (Lewis Carroll)
22 Sussex Square. Thomas Read Kemp
46 Sussex Square. Antony Dale
11 Waterloo Place (Phoenix Art Space). Charles Augustin Busby
77 West Street. Hester and Henry Thrale, Samuel Johnson, Fanny Burney

Cinema 100

156 Church Road. James Williamson
132 King's Road (Melrose Restaurant). Films first shown
14 Marine Gardens, Brighton. Dame Flora Robson
Preston Circus. Duke of York's Cinema
Somerhill Road (St Ann's Well Gardens). George Albert Smith film studio

Other plaques

5 Arundel Terrace. W Harrison Ainsworth (C A Bleckly)
14 Black Lion Street. Deryk Carver
25 Burlington Street. Max Miller (British Music Hall Society)
36 Camelford Street. George Jacob Holyoake (Cooperative Society)
1 Challoner's Cottages, Falmer Road, Rottingdean. The Copper Family (Rottingdean Preservation Society)
Church Street (The Dome). Abba (BBC Music Day/British Plaque Trust) [removed?]
The Green, Rottingdean (Aubrey House). Angela Thirkell
The Green, Rottingdean (The Elms). Rudyard Kipling
The Green, Rottingdean (Prospect Cottage). Sir Edward Burne Jones
Grosvenor Street (Tyson Place). Doreen Valiente (Centre for Pagan Studies)
King's Road (Brighton Centre). Bing Crosby
King's Road Arches. Andy Durr (Brighton Fishing Museum)
25 Lewes Crescent. HRH Princess Consort of Thailand [Suvadhana]
160 Marine Parade. Max Miller (Max Miller Appreciation Society)
78 Market Street. Original House of Correction
1 Middle Street. The Ship in Distress
2 Nile Street. Sam Gumbiner (his family)
81 North Road. Tom Sayers (Sussex Boxing Association)
298 Portland Road. Squadron Leader Robin McNair
24 Prince Albert Street. DJ Andy Crock (Use Your Loaf)
129 Queen's Road. Regent Cinema (Cinema Theatre Association)
St George's Road (Sussex House). St Dunstan's Training Centre


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