List of English Heritage blue plaques in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

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This is a complete list of the 177 blue plaques placed by English Heritage and its predecessors in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.

At inception in 1876 the scheme was originally administered by the Royal Society of Arts, being taken over by the London County Council (LCC) in 1901. The Greater London Council (GLC) took over the scheme in 1965 from its predecessor. Since the abolition of the GLC in 1986, the blue plaque scheme has been administered by English Heritage.

Subject Inscription Location Year installed Photo Open Plaques
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Sir George Alexander
(1858–1919)

"ACTOR MANAGER lived here"

57 Pont Street
Chelsea SW1X 0BD
1951 (1951) GeorgeAlexanderBluePlaque.jpg 271
Field Marshall Viscount Allenby
(1861–1936)

"lived here 1928–1936"

24 Wetherby Gardens
South Kensington SW5 0JR
1960 (1960) AllenbyPlaque.jpg 429
Sir Edwin Arnold
(1832–1904)

"Poet and Journalist, Lived and Died here"

31 Bolton Gardens
South Kensington SW5 0AQ
1931 (1931) Edwin Arnold 31 Bolton Gardens blue plaque.jpg 185
Sir Frederick Ashton
(1904-1988)

"Choreographer lived here 1959-1984"

8 Marlborough Street
Chelsea SW3 3PS
1931 (1931) Sir FREDERICK ASHTON 1904-1988 Choreographer lived here 1959-1984.jpg 41423
Princess Serafina Astafieva
(1876–1934)

"BALLET DANCER lived and taught here 1916–1934"

152 King's Road
Chelsea SW3 3NR
1968 (1968) Astavieva-plaque.JPG 364
Aubrey House

"Aubrey House stands on the site of Kensington Wells an early 18th century spa

Former residents include SIR EDWARD LLOYD RICHARD 1st Earl Grosvenor LADY MARY COKE diarist PETER and CLEMENTIA TAYLOR philanthropists WILLIAM CLEVERLY ALEXANDER art lover"

Aubrey House, Aubrey Walk
Holland Park W8 7JJ
1960 (1960) Aubrey House plaque.jpg 69



Francis Bacon
(1909-1992)

"Painter lived and worked here 1961-1992"

7 Reece Mews
South Kensington SW7 3HE
2017 (2017) Francis Bacon 1909-1992 Painter lived and worked here 1961-1992.jpg 43972


Robert Baden-Powell
(1857–1941)

"Chief Scout of the World lived here"

9 Hyde Park Gate
Kensington SW7 5DG
1972 (1972) Former residence of Robert Baden-Powell, Hyde Park Gate, London (25th September 2014) 001.jpg 476
Sir Douglas Bader
(1910-1982)

"RAF Fighter Pilot lived here 1955–1982"

5 Petersham Mews
Kensington SW7 5NR
2009 (2009) Sir DOUGLAS BADER 1910-1982 RAF Fighter Pilot lived here 1955-1982.JPG 1652
Enid Bagnold
(1889–1981)

"Novelist and Playwright lived here"

29 Hyde Park Gate
Kensington SW7 5DJ
1997 (1997) Enid Bagnold 1889-1981 novelist and playwright lived here.jpg 655
Sir Benjamin Baker
(1840-1907)

"Civil Engineer and Designer of the Forth Bridge lived here 1881-1894"

3 Kensington Gate
Kensington W8 5NA
2016 (2016) Sir BENJAMIN BAKER 1840-1907 Civil Engineer and Designer of the Forth Bridge lived here 1881-1894.jpg 41230
Béla Bartók
(1881–1945)

"Hungarian Composer stayed here when performing in London"

7 Sydney Place
South Kensington SW7 3NL
 () BartokPlaque.jpg 94
Samuel Beckett
(1906-1989)

"Dramatist and author lived here in 1934"

48 Paultons Square
Chelsea SW5 0AQ
2016 (2016) Samuel Beckett 1906-1989 dramatist and author lived here in 1934.jpg 41227 a plaque commemorating Patrick Blackett is at the same address.
Sir Max Beerbohm
(1872–1956)

"ARTIST AND WRITER born here"

57 Palace Gardens Terrace
Kensington W8 4RU
1969 (1969) Max Beerbohm 57 Palace Gardens Terrace blue plaque.jpg 415
Hilaire Belloc
(1870–1953)

"Poet, essayist and historian lived here 1900–1905"

104 Cheyne Walk
Chelsea SW10 0DQ
1973 (1973) Greaves-belloc-plaque.jpg 462


Arnold Bennett
(1867–1931)

"Novelist lived here"

75 Cadogan Square
Chelsea SW1X 0DY
1958 (1958) Arnold Bennett (5097002961).jpg 55
E. F. Benson
(1867-1940)

"Writer lived here"

25 Brompton Square
Knightsbridge SW3 2AD
1994 (1994) E.F. BENSON 1867-1940 Writer lived here.JPG 103
Aneurin 'Nye' Bevan and Jennie Lee
(1897–1960) (1904–1988)

"Politicians lived here 1944–1954"

23 Cliveden Place
Belgravia SW1W 8HD
2015 (2015) ANEURIN 'NYE' BEVAN 1897-1960 and JENNIE LEE 1904-1988 Politicians lived here 1944-1954.jpg 40455


Sir William Beveridge
(1879-1963 )

"Architect of the Welfare State lived here 1914-1921"

27 Bedford Gardens
Campden Hill W8 7EF
2018 (2018) SIR WILLIAM BEVERIDGE 1879-1963 Architect of the Welfare State lived here 1914-1921.jpg 50780





Patrick Blackett
(1897-1974)

"Physicist and Scientific Advisor lived here 1953-1969"

48 Paultons Square
Chelsea SW5 0AQ
2016 (2016) PATRICK BLACKETT 1897-1974 Physicist and Scientific Advisor lived here 1953-1969.jpg 41228 a plaque commemorating Samuel Beckett is at the same address.
Dorothy Bland
(1762-1816)

"Dorothy Bland (Mrs JORDAN) Actress lived here"

30 Cadogan Place
Chelsea SW1X 9RX
1975 (1975) BlandJordanPlaque.jpg 4364
Charles Booth
(1840–1916)

"PIONEER IN SOCIAL RESEARCH lived here"

6 Grenville Place
South Kensington SW7 4RW
1951 (1951) Charles Booth (4313217683).jpg 514
George Borrow
(1803–1881)

"Author Lived Here"

22 Hereford Square
South Kensington SW7 4TS
1911 (1911) BorrowPlaque.jpg 17
Bill Brandt
(1904–1983)

"Photographer lived here"

4 Airlie Gardens
Campden Hill W8 7AJ
2010 (2010) Bill Brandt 4 Airlie Gardens blue plaque.jpg 4860
Frank Bridge
(1879–1941)

"Composer and Musician lived here"

4 Bedford Gardens
Holland Park W8 7EB
1989 (1989) FRANK BRIDGE 1879-1941 Composer and Musician lived here.jpg 214
Benjamin Britten O. M.
(1913–1976)

"Composer lived here 1931–1933"

173 Cromwell Road
South Kensington SW5 0SE
2001 (2001) Benjamin Britten 137 Cromwell Road blue plaque.jpg 211
Hablot Knight Browne (alias "Phiz")
(1815–1882)

"Illustrator of Dickens's novels lived here 1874–1880"

239 Ladbroke Grove
Ladbroke Grove W10 6HG
2001 (2001) Hablot Knight Browne blue plaque.jpg 108
Sir Marc Isambard Brunel
(1769–1849) Isambard Kingdom Brunel
(1806–1859)

"civil engineers lived here"

98 Cheyne Walk
Chelsea SW10 0DQ
1954 (1954) Marc Brunel 1769-1849 and Isambard Kingdom Brunel 1806-1859 Civil Engineers lived here.jpg 700
Sir Edward Burne-Jones
(1883–1898)

"Artist lived here 1865–1867"

41 Kensington Square
South Kensington W8 5HP
1998 (1998) Edward Burne-Jones 41 Kensington Square blue plaque.jpg 247
Prebendary Wilson Carlile
(1847–1932)

"Founder of the Church Army lived here"

34 Sheffield Terrace
Holland Park W8 7NA
1972 (1972) Wilson Carlile 34 Sheffield Terrace blue plaque.jpg 355
Howard Carter
(1874–1939)

"Egyptologist and discoverer of the tomb of Tutankhamun lived here"

19 Collingham Gardens
South Kensington SW5 0HL
1999 (1999) Howard Carter 19 Collingham Gardens blue plaque.jpg 467
Cetshwayo
(c.1832–1884)

"King of the Zulus stayed here in 1882"

18 Melbury Road
Holland Park W14 8LT
2006 (2006) CetshwayoBluePlaque 02.jpg 243
Chelsea China and Tobias Smollett
(1721–1771)

"CHELSEA CHINA WAS MANUFACTURED IN A HOUSE AT THE NORTH END OF LAWRENCE STREET 1745–1784 TOBIAS SMOLLETT NOVELIST ALSO LIVED IN PART OF THE HOUSE 1750 TO 1762"

16 Lawrence Street
Chelsea SW3 5NE
1950 (1950) Chelsea China and Tobias Smollett (4523865711).jpg 376
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
(1874–1936)

"POET NOVELIST AND CRITIC lived here"

11 Warwick Gardens
Kensington W14 8PH
1952 (1952) Gilbert Keith Chesterton (4313242057).jpg 365
Albert Chevalier
(1861–1923)

"MUSIC HALL COMEDIAN was born here"

17 St Ann's Villas
Notting Hill W11 4RT
1965 (1965) ALBERT CHEVALIER 1861-1923 MUSIC HALL COMEDIAN was born here.jpg 156
Dame Agatha Christie
(1890–1976)

"Detective novelist and playwright lived here 1934–1941"

58 Sheffield Terrace
Holland Park W8 7NA
2001 (2001) Agatha Christie 58 Sheffield Terrace blue plaque.jpg 178
Sir Winston Churchill O. M.
(1874–1965)

"Prime Minister lived and died here"

28 Hyde Park Gate
Kensington SW7 5DJ
1985 (1985) Sir Winston Churchill KG 1874-1965 Prime Minister lived and died here.jpg 138
Muzio Clementi
(1752–1832)

"COMPOSER lived here"

128 Kensington Church Street
Kensington W8 4BH
1963 (1963) Muzio Clementi (8386786309).jpg 631
Wells Coates
(1895-1958)

"Architect and Designer lived here 1936-1956"

18 Yeoman’s Row
Kensington SW3 2AH
2014 (2014) WELLS COATES 1895-1958 Architect and Designer lived here 1936-1956.jpg 39866
Sir Henry Cole
(1808–1882)

"Campaigner and Educator First Director of the Victoria and Albert Museum lived here"

33 Thurloe Square
South Kensington SW7 2SD
1991 (1991) HenryColePlaque.jpg 296
Dame Ivy Compton-Burnett
(1884–1969)

"Novelist lived here 1934–1969"

5 Braemar Mansions, Cornwall Gardens
Kensington SW7 4AF
1994 (1994) Dame Ivy Compton-Burnett (4313957002).jpg 31
Sir Learie Constantine
(1901–1971)

"West Indian Cricketer and Statesman lived here 1949–1954"

101 Lexham Gardens
Earls Court W8 6JN
2013 (2013) Sir LEARIE CONSTANTINE 1901-1971 West Indian Cricketer and Statesman lived here 1949-1954.jpg 30549
Sydney Monckton Copeman
(1862–1947)

"Immunologist and developer of smallpox vaccine lived here"

57 Redcliffe Gardens
Chelsea SW10 9JJ
1996 (1996) Sydney Monckton Copeman (5492228960).jpg 142


Walter Crane
(1845–1915)

"ARTIST lived here"

13 Holland Street
Holland Park W8 4NA
1952 (1952) Walter Crane 13 Holland Street blue plaque.jpg 4588
Sir Stafford Cripps
(1899–1952)

"Statesman born here"

32 Elm Park Gardens
Chelsea SW10 4NY
1989 (1989) Stafford Cripps Blue Plaque.jpg 1101
Colonel R. E. B. Crompton
(1845–1940)

"Electrical Engineer lived and worked here 1891–1939"

48 Kensington Court
Kensington W8 5DB
2000 (2000) Colonel R.E.B. Crompton (8387803272).jpg 2925
William Crookes
(1832–1919)

"SCIENTIST lived here from 1880 until his death"

7 Kensington Park Gardens
Notting Hill W11 3HB
1967 (1967) William Crookes 7 Kensington Park Gardens blue plaque.jpg 10128
Thomas Daniell
(1749–1840)

"Topographical Artist lived here"

14 Earls Terrace
Kensington W8 6LP
1999 (1999) ThomasDanielllBluePlaque.jpg 471
Elizabeth David
(1913–1992)

"Cookery Writer lived and worked here 1947-1992"

24 Halsey Street
Chelsea SW3 2PT
2016 (2016) ELIZABETH DAVID 1913-1992 Cookery Writer lived and worked here 1947-1992.jpg 41351
Evelyn de Morgan
(1855–1919) and William de Morgan
(1839–1917)

"WILLIAM DE MORGAN CERAMIC ARTIST AND NOVELIST (1839–1917) AND HIS WIFE EVELYN DE MORGAN ARTIST (1855–1919) LIVED & DIED HERE"

127 Old Church Street
Chelsea SW3 6EB
1937 (1937) William De Morgan (4523862323).jpg 551
Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson
(1862–1932)

"THIS WAS THE LONDON HOME OF G.LOWES DICKINSON Author and Humanist HE WAS BORN 1862 AND DIED 1932"

11 Edwardes Square
Kensington W8 6HE
1956 (1956) Edwardes Square, London 08.jpg 675 Erected by private subscription in 1956 and immediately incorporated by the LCC into the official scheme
Sir Charles Wentworth Dilke
(1843–1911)

"Statesman and Author lived here"

76 Sloane Street
Brompton SW1X 9SF
1959 (1959) DilkePlaque.jpg 23
Austin Dobson
(1840–1911)

"Poet and Essayist lived here"

10 Redcliffe Street
Chelsea SW10 9DT
1959 (1959) Austin Dobson (5492222366).jpg 669
Frank Dobson
(1886–1963)

"Sculptor lived here"

14 Harley Gardens
Chelsea SW10 9SW
1993 (1993) Frank Dobson (5492237038).jpg 369
George Eliot
(1819–1880)

"NOVELIST died here"

4 Cheyne Walk
Chelsea SW3 5QZ
1949 (1949) 4 Cheyne Walk 06.JPG 63
T. S. Eliot O.M.
(1888–1965)

"POET lived and died here"

3 Kensington Court Gardens
Kensington W8 5QE
1986 (1986) T S Eliot 3 Kensington Court Gardens blue plaque.jpg 500
Sir Luke Fildes
(1844–1927)

"Artist lived here 1878–1927"

Woodland House, 31 Melbury Road
Holland Park W14 8AB
1959 (1959) Woodland House 04.jpg 338
Admiral Robert Fitzroy
(1805–1865)

"Hydrographer and Meteorologist lived here"

38 Onslow Square
Chelsea SW7 3NS
1981 (1981) Admiral Robert Fitzroy (4523858351).jpg 303


Michael Flanders
(1922-1975)
Donald Swann
(1923-1994)

"Writers and performers of comic songs lived and worked in the garden studio"

1 Scarsdale Villas
Kensington W8 6PT
2018 (2018) MICHAEL FLANDERS 1922-1975 DONALD SWANN 1923-1994 Writers and performers of comic songs lived and worked in the garden studio.jpg 50394



Sir Alexander Fleming
(1881–1955)

"Discoverer of penicillin lived here"

20a Danvers Street
Chelsea SW3 5AT
1981 (1981) Sir Alexander Fleming (4523871257).jpg 70
Ford Madox Ford
(1873–1939)

"Novelist and Critic lived here"

80 Campden Hill Road
Holland Park W8 7AA
1973 (1973) Ford Madox Ford 80 Campden Hill Road blue plaque.jpg 341
Robert Fortune
(1812–1880)

"Plant collector lived here 1857–1880"

9 Gilston Road
Chelsea SW10 9SJ
1998 (1998) Robert Fortune (5491648269).jpg 715
Ugo Foscolo
(1778–1827)

"Italian Poet and Patriot lived here 1817–1818"

19 Edwardes Square
Kensington W8 6HE
1998 (1998) Edwardes Square, London 12.jpg 680
Henry Watson Fowler
(1858-1933)

"Grammarian and Lexicographer lived here 1900-1903"

14 Paultons Square
Chelsea SW3 5AP
2016 (2016) HENRY WATSON FOWLER 1858-1933 Grammarian and Lexicographer lived here 1900-1903.jpg 42098
Rosalind Franklin
(1920–1958)

"Pioneer of the study of molecular structures including DNA lived here 1951–1958"

Donovan Court, Drayton Gardens
Chelsea SW10 9QS
1992 (1992) Rosalind Franklin Blue Plaque.jpg 496
Sir Charles James Freake
(1814–1884)

"Builder and Patron of the Arts lived here"

21 Cromwell Road
South Kensington SW7 2JB
1981 (1981) Sir Charles James Freake (3876725685).jpg 4
James Anthony Froude
(1818–1894)

"HISTORIAN and MAN OF LETTERS Lived here"

5 Onslow Gardens
Chelsea SW7 2JB
1934 (1934) James Anthony Froude 1818-1894 Historian and Man of Letters lived here.jpg 195
Dennis Gabor
(1900–1979)

"Physicist and Inventor of Holography lived here"

79 Queen's Gate
Knightsbridge SW7 5JU
2006 (2006) DENNIS GABOR 1900-1979 Physicist and Inventor of Holography lived here.JPG 536
Mrs Gaskell
(1810–1865)

"Novelist Born Here"

93 Cheyne Walk
Chelsea SW10 0DQ
1913 (1913) Elizabeth Gaskell Blue Plaque (honestly).jpg 380
Sir W. S. Gilbert
(1836–1911)

"Dramatist Lived here"

39 Harrington Gardens
South Kensington SW7 4JU
1929 (1929) WSGilbertPlaque.jpg 208
George Gissing
(1857–1903)

"Novelist lived here 1882–1884"

33 Oakley Gardens
Chelsea SW3 5QH
1975 (1975) George Gissing 1857-1903 Novelist lived here 1882-1884.jpg 32
George Godwin
(1813–1888)

"Architect, Journalist and Social Reformer lived here"

24 Alexander Square
South Kensington SW3 2AU
GodwinPlaque.jpg
1969 (1969) GodwinPlaque.jpg 1095
Kenneth Grahame
(1859–1932)

"Author of "THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS" lived here 1901–1908"

16 Phillimore Place
Holland Park W8 7BU
1959 (1959) Kenneth Grahame 16 Phillimore Place blue plaque.jpg 9622
Percy Grainger
(1882–1961)

"Australian Composer Folklorist and Pianist lived here"

31 King's Road
Chelsea SW3 4RP
1988 (1988) Percy Grainger (5097601282).jpg 4736
Walter Greaves
(1846–1930)

"Artist lived here 1855–1897"

104 Cheyne Walk
Chelsea SW10 0DQ
1973 (1973) Greaves-belloc-plaque.jpg 2127
Hugh Carleton Greene
(1910-1987)

"Journalist and Director-General of the BBC lived here 1956-1967"

25 Addison Avenue
Holland Park London W11 4QS
2018 (2018) Sir HUGH CARELTON GREENE 1910-1987 Journalist and Director-General of the BBC lived here 1956-1967.jpg 49260


Joyce Grenfell
(1910–1979)

"Entertainer and Writer lived here in flat No.8 1957–1979"

34 Elm Park Gardens
Chelsea SW10 9NZ
2003 (2003) Joyce Grenfell Blue Plaque.jpg 1100
François Guizot
(1787–1874)

"French Politician and historian lived here 1848–1849"

21 Pelham Crescent
South Kensington SW7 2NR
2001 (2001) Pelham Crescent, London 15.JPG 1094
King Haakon VII
(1872–1957)

"KING HAAKON VII 1872–1957 led the Norwegian government-in-exile here 1940–1945"

10 Palace Green
Kensington W8 4QA
2005 (2005) KING HAAKON VII 1872-1957 led the Norwegian government-in-exile here 1940-1945.jpg 171 The building is the official residence of the Ambassador of Norway.[1]
Radclyffe Hall
(1880–1943)

"Novelist and Poet lived here 1924–1929"

7 Holland Street
Kensington W8 4LX
1992 (1992) Radclyffe Hall 37 Holland Street blue plaque.jpg 198
Tony Hancock
(1924–1968)

"Comedian lived here 1952–1958"

20 Queen's Gate Place
South Kensington SW7 5NY
2014 (2014) TONY HANCOCK 1924-1968 Comedian lived here 1952-1958.JPG 30758
Joseph Aloysius Hansom
(1803–1882)

"Architect, founder-editor of The Builder and inventor of the Hansom Cab lived here"

27 Sumner Place
Chelsea SW7 3NT
1980 (1980) Joseph Aloysius Hansom (4524489184).jpg 113
Sir Edward Henry
(1850–1931)

"Metropolitan Police Commissioner 1903–1918 and Pioneer of Fingerprint Identification lived here 1903–1920"

19 Sheffield Terrace
Holland Park W8 7NQ
2001 (2001) Sir Edward Henry (8387870132).jpg 422
Philip Arnold Heseltine (a.k.a. Peter Warlock)
(1894–1930)

"Composer lived here"

30 Tite Street
Chelsea SW3 4JA
1984 (1984) Blue Plaque (William Morris Hughes)-30 Tite Street - geograph.org.uk - 1163958.jpg 56
Sir Alfred Hitchcock
(1899–1980)

"Film Director lived here 1926–1939"

153 Cromwell Road
South Kensington SW5 0TQ
1999 (1999) Sir Alfred Hitchcock (4313226125).jpg 35
William Holman-Hunt O. M.
(1827–1910)

"Painter Lived and died here"

18 Melbury Road
Holland Park W14 8LT
1923 (1923) WilliamHolmanHuntBluePlaque.jpg 243
William Henry Hudson
(1880–1943)

""THE HOUSE WHERE I WAS BORN IN THE SOUTH AMERICAN PAMPAS... W.H.HUDSON." HUDSON'S FRIENDS SOCIETY OF QUILMES, NEAR BUENOS AIRES, WHERE THE GREAT WRITER WAS BORN ON AUGUST 4TH 1841, AND WHERE HE SPENT HIS YOUTH, HAS PLACED THIS BRONZE TABLET AT 40 SAINT LUKE'S ROAD, LONDON, THE HOUSE IN WHICH HUDSON LIVED HIS LAST YEARS, AND DIED ON AUGUST 18, 1922"

40 St Luke's Road
Westbourne Park W11 1DH
1938 (1938) THE HOUSE WHERE I WAS BORN IN THE SOUTH AMERICAN PAMPAS... W.H.HUDSON.jpg 33149
John Ireland
(1879–1962)

"Composer lived here"

14 Gunter Grove
Chelsea SW10 0UN
1996 (1996) JOHN IRELAND 1879-1962 Composer lived here.jpg 51
Henry James
(1843–1916)

"WRITER lived here 1886–1902"

34 De Vere Gardens
Kensington W8 5AQ
1949 (1949) Henry James 1843 - 1916 writer lived here 1886 - 1902.jpg 689
Earl Jellicoe O. M.
(1859–1935)

Admiral of the Fleet EARL JELLICOE O.M. 1859–1935 lived here"

25 Draycott Place
Chelsea SW3 2SH
1975 (1975) Earl Jellicoe blue plaque.JPG 120
Jerome K. Jerome
(1859–1927)

"Author Wrote Three Men in a Boat while living here at flat 104"

91–104 Chelsea Gardens, Chelsea Bridge Road
Chelsea SW1W 8RQ
1989 (1989) Jerome K. Jerome (6150826011).jpg 7167
Jinnah (a.k.a. Quaid i Azam)
(1876–1948)

"founder of Pakistan stayed here in 1895"

35 Russell Road
Holland Park W14 8HU
1955 (1955) Quaid i Azam Mohammed Ali JINNAH 1876-1948 founder of Pakistan stayed here in 1895.jpg 1289
Augustus John
(1878–1861)

"This house was built for AUGUSTUS JOHN 1878–1961 Painter"

28 Mallord Street
Chelsea SW3 6DU
1981 (1981) Augustus John Blue Plaque.jpg 9887
James Joyce
(1882–1941)

"Author lived here in 1931"

28 Campden Grove
Holland Park W8 4JQ
1994 (1994) James Joyce 28 Campden Grove blue plaque.jpg 8679
Charles Kingsley
(1819–1875)

"Writer lived here"

56 Old Church Street
Chelsea SW3 5BD
1979 (1979) CHARLES KINGSLEY 1819-1875 Writer lived here.jpg 540
Louis Kossuth
(1802–1894)

"Hungarian Patriot stayed here"

39 Chepstow Villas
Notting Hill W11 3DP
1959 (1959) Louis Kossuth (4644584118).jpg 342
Edward McKnight Kauffer and Marion Dorn
(1890-1954) (1896-1964)

"Designers lived here in flats 139/141"

Swan Court, Chelsea Manor Street
Chelsea SW3 5RT
2015 (2015) EDWARD McKNIGHT KAUFFER 1890-1954 MARION DORN 1896-1964 Designers lived here in flats 139 141.jpg 39683
Sir Osbert Lancaster
(1908-1986)

"Cartoonist and Writer was born here"

79 Elgin Crescent
Notting Hill W11 2JE
2015 (2015) Sir OSBERT LANCASTER 1908-1986 Cartoonist and Writer was born here.jpg 39818
Lillie Langtry
(1853–1929)

"Actress lived here"

21 Pont Street (now the Cadogan Hotel)
Chelsea SW1X 9SG
1980 (1980) Blue plaque Lillie Langtry.jpg 422
Lansdowne House

"In these studios lived and worked the artists CHARLES RICKETTS 1866–1931 CHARLES SHANNON 1863–1937 GLYN PHILPOT 1863–1937 VIVIAN FORBES 1891–1937 JAMES PRYDE 1866–1941 and F.CAYLEY ROBINSON 1862–1927"

Lansdowne House, 80 Lansdowne Road
Notting Hill W11 2LS
1979 (1979) Blue Plaque on Lansdowne House - geograph.org.uk - 425713.jpg 127


Sir John Lavery
(1856–1941)

"Painter lived here 1899–1940"

5 Cromwell Place
South Kensington SW7 2JE
1966 (1966) LaveryPlaque.jpg 621
Andrew Bonar Law
(1858–1923)

"Prime Minister lived here"

24 Onslow Gardens
South Kensington SW7 3AL
1958 (1958) BonarLawPlaque.jpg 206
W. E. H. Lecky
(1838–1903)

"Historian and Essayist lived and died here"

38 Onslow Gardens
Chelsea SW7 3PY
1955 (1955) LeckyPlaque.jpg 640
Leigh Hunt
(1924–1968)

"Essayist & Poet Lived Here"

22 Upper Cheyne Row
Chelsea SW3 5JN
1905 (1905) Leigh Hunt (4523867469).jpg 153
Frederic Leighton, 1st Baron Leighton
(1830–1896)

"Painter lived and died here"

Leighton House, 12 Holland Park Road
Holland Park W14 8LZ
1958 (1958) Leighton House 01.JPG 389
Percy Wyndham Lewis
(1882–1957)

"Painter and Writer lived here"

61 Palace Gardens Terrace
Kensington W8 4RU
1983 (1983) Percy Wyndham Lewis (4644574350).jpg 637
Jenny Lind (a.k.a. Madame Goldschmidt)
(1820–1887)

"Singer Lived Here"

189 Old Brompton Road
South Kensington SW5 OBA
1909 (1909) Jenny Lind (5492247410).jpg 674
Sir Norman Lockyer
(1836–1920)

"Astronomer, Physicist and Founder of Nature lived here 1876–1920"

16 Penywern Road
Earls Court SW5 9ST
2003 (2003) Plaque - Norman Lockyer.jpg 460
David Low
(1891–1963)

"Cartoonist lived here at No. 33"

Melbury Court, Kensington High Street
Kensington W8 6NH
1991 (1991) Sir David Low (4313970424).jpg 383
Stéphane Mallarmé
(1842–1898)

"Poet stayed here in 1863"

6 Brompton Square
Knightsbridge SW3 2AA
1959 (1959) STÉPHANE MALLARMÉ 1842-1898 Poet stayed here in 1863.jpg 435
Baron Carlo Marochetti
(1805–1867)

"Sculptor lived here 1851–1867"

32 Onslow Square
Kensington SW7 3NS
2010 (2010) MarochettiPlaque.jpg 2734
James Clerk Maxwell
(1831–1879)

"Physicist lived here"

16 Palace Gardens Terrace
Kensington W8 4RP
1923 (1923) James Clerk Maxwell 16 Palace Gardens Terrace blue plaque.jpg 9621
Phil May
(1864–1903)

"Artist lived and worked here"

20 Holland Park Road
Holland Park W14 8LZ
1982 (1982) PHIL MAY 1864-1903 Artist lived and worked here.jpg 982
George Meredith O. M.
(1828–1909)

"Poet and novelist lived here"

7 Hobury Street
Chelsea SW10 0JP
1976 (1976) George Meredith O.M. 1828-1909 Poet and novelist lived here.JPG 10028
John Stuart Mill
(1806–1873)

"Philosopher Lived Here"

18 Kensington Square
South Kensington W8 5HH
1907 (1907) John Stuart Mill (8386700187).jpg 2929
Sir John Everett Millais P.R.A
(1829–1896)

"PAINTER Lived and died here"

2 Palace Gate
Kensington W8 5NF
1926 (1926) Sir John Everett Millais BT PRA 1829-1896 painter lived and died here.jpg 31138
A. A. Milne
(1882–1956)

"Author lived here"

13 Mallord Street
Chelsea SW3 6DT
1979 (1979) AA Milne Blue Plaque.jpg 8652
Charles Morgan
(1894–1958)

"Novelist and Critic lived and died here"

16 Campden Hill Square
Holland Park W8 7JY
1992 (1992) Charles Morgan (4644578554).jpg 4966
John Pierpoint Morgan
(1837–1913) and Junius S. Morgan
(1813–1890)

"International Bankers lived here"

14 Princes Gate, Kensington Gore
Kensington SW7 1PU
2004 (2004) JUNIUS MORGAN 1813-1890 and JOHN PIERPONT MORGAN 1837-1913 International Bankers lived here.jpg 4304
Sir Archibald McIndoe
(1872–1949)

"Reconstructive Surgeon lived here in flat 14"

Avenue Court, Draycott Avenue
Chelsea SW3 3BU
2000 (2000) SIR ARCHIBALD McINDOE 1900-1960 Reconstructive Surgeon lived here in flat 14.JPG 4362
Jawaharlal Nehru
(1889–1964)

"First Prime Minister of India lived here in 1910 and 1912"

60 Elgin Crescent
Notting Hill W11 2JJ
1989 (1989) Jawaharlal Nehru Blue Plaque.jpg 363
Sir Henry Newbolt
(1862–1938)

"Poet lived here"

29 Campden Hill Road
Holland Park W8 7DX
1994 (1994) Sir Henry Newbolt (8387847322).jpg 62
Rudolf Nureyev
(1938-1993)

"Ballet Dancer lived here"

27 Victoria Road
Kensington W8 5RF
2017 (2017) RUDOLF NUREYEV 1938-1993 Ballet Dancer lived here.jpg 43811


Sir William Orpen
(1878–1931)

"Painter lived here"

8 South Bolton Gardens
South Kensington SW5 0DH
1978 (1978) Sir William Orpen (5491660769).jpg 611
Samuel Palmer
(1805–1881)

"Artist lived here 1851–1861"

6 Douro Place
Kensington W8 5PH
1972 (1972) Samuel Palmer (8386705539).jpg 375
Emmeline Pankhurst
(1858–1928) and Dame Christabel Pankhurst
(1880–1958)

"Campaigners for Women's Suffrage lived here"

50 Clarendon Road
Notting Hill W11 3AD
2006 (2006) Emmeline Pankhurst 50 Clarendon Road blue plaque.jpg 582
Sylvia Pankhurst
(1882–1960)

"Campaigner for Women's Rights lived here"

120 Cheyne Walk
Chelsea SW10 0ES
1985 (1985) Sylvia Pankhurst 1882-1960 Campaigner for Women's Rights lived here.jpg 473
Hubert Parry
(1848–1918)

"MUSICIAN lived here"

17 Kensington Square
Kensington W8 5HH
1949 (1949) Hubert Parry (8386698505).jpg 329
Walter Pater
(1839–1894)

"Aesthete and Writer lived and worked here 1885–1893"

12 Earls Terrace
Kensington W8 6LP
2004 (2004) WalterPaterBluePlaque.jpg 401
Mervyn Peake
(1911–1968)

"Author and Artist lived here 1960–1968"

1 Drayton Gardens
Chelsea SW10 9RL
1996 (1996) Mervyn Peake (5491651333).jpg 387
Francis Place
(1771–1854)

"Political Reformer lived here 1833–1851"

21 Brompton Square
Knightsbridge SW3 2AD
1961 (1961) FRANCIS PLACE 1771-1854 Political Reformer lived here 1833-1851.JPG 605
Sir Nigel Playfair
(1874–1934)

"Actor-Manager lived here"

26 Pelham Crescent
South Kensington SW7 2NR
1965 (1965) Nigel Playfair blue plaque, Pelham Crescent.jpg 574
Ezra Pound
(1885–1972)

"Poet lived here 1909–1914"

10 Kensington Church Walk
Holland Park W8 4NB
2004 (2004) Ezra Pound (8387843928).jpg 302
Count Edward Raczynski
(1891–1993)

"Polish Statesman Lived here 1967–1993"

8 Lennox Gardens
Brompton SW1X 0DG
2004 (2004) Count Edward Raczynski (5097000905).jpg 267
John Rae
(1813–1893)

"Arctic Explorer lived and died here"

4 Lower Addison Gardens
Holland Park W14 8BQ
2011 (2011) JohnRaeBluePlaque.jpg 7405
Dame Marie Rambert
(1888–1982)

"Founder of Ballet Rambert lived here"

19 Campden Hill Gardens
Holland Park W8 7AX
1997 (1997) Marie Rambert 19 Campden Hill Gardens blue plaque.jpg 566
Sir William Ramsay
(1852–1916)

"Chemist Discoverer of the Noble Gases lived here 1887–1902"

12 Arundel Gardens
Notting Hill W11 2LA
2011 (2011) WilliamRamsay BluePlaque.jpg 5858
Sir Terence Rattigan
(1911–1977)

"Playwright was born here"

100 Cornwall Gardens
Kensington SW7 4BQ
2005 (2005) Sir Terence Rattigan (4313956178).jpg 229
Jean Rhys
(1890–1979)

"Writer lived here in Flat 22 1936–1938"

Paultons House, Paultons Square
Chelsea SW3 5DU
2012 (2012) Jean Rhys 1890-1979 Writer lived here in Flat 22 1936-1938.jpg
George Robinson, 1st Marquess of Ripon
(1827–1909)

"Viceroy of India lived here"

9 Chelsea Embankment
Chelsea SW3 4LE
1959 (1959) George Frederick Samuel Robinson Marquess of Ripon 1827-1909 Viceroy of India lived here.jpg 83
Dante Gabriel Rossetti
(1828–1882) and Algernon Charles Swinburne
(1837–1909)

"lived here"

16 Cheyne Walk
Chelsea SW3 5RA
1949 (1949) 16 Cheyne Walk 03.JPG 505
Sir William Rothenstein
(1872–1945)

"Painter and Writer lived here 1899–1902"

1 Pembroke Cottages, Edwardes Square
Kensington W8 6HE
2000 (2000) WilliamRothensteinBluePlaque.jpg 487
Eugen Sandow
(1867–1925)

"Body-Builder and Promoter of Physical Culture lived and died here"

161 Holland Park Avenue
Holland Park W11 4UX
2009 (2009) EUGEN SANDOW 1867-1925 Body-Builder and Promoter of Physical Culture lived and died here.jpg 362
Sir Malcolm Sargent
(1895–1967)

"Conductor lived and died in a flat in this building"

Albert Hall Mansions, Kensington Gore
Kensington SW7 2AN
1992 (1992) Malcom Sargent blue plaque.jpg 126
John F. Sartorius
(c.1775-c.1830)

"SPORTING PAINTER lived here 1807–1812"

155 Old Church Street
Chelsea SW3 6EB
1963 (1963) John F. Sartorius (4524490752).jpg 43
Siegfried Sassoon
(1886–1967)

"Writer lived here 1925–1932"

23 Campden Hill Square
Holland Park W8 7JY
1996 (1996) Siegfried Sassoon 23 Campden Hill Square blue plaque.jpg 265
Robert Falcon Scott
(1811–1878)

"ANTARCTIC EXPLORER lived here"

56 Oakley Street
Chelsea SW3 5HB
1935 (1935) Home of Capt. Robert Scott, London, England.jpg 668
Lao She
(1899–1966)

"Chinese writer lived here 1925–1928"

31 St James's Gardens
Notting Hill W11 4RE
2003 (2003) LAO SHE 1899-1966 Chinese writer lived here 1925-1928.jpg 57
Jean Sibelius
(1865–1957)

"Composer lived here in 1909"

15 Gloucester Walk
Holland Park W8 4HZ
1995 (1995) Jean Sibelius 15 Gloucester Walk blue plaque.jpg 635
Sir John Simon
(1816–1904)

"Pioneer of Public Health lived here"

40 Kensington Square
Kensington W8 5HP
1959 (1959) John Simon 40 Kensington Square blue plaque.jpg 125
Maharajah Duleep Singh
(1838–1893)

"Last Ruler of Lahore lived here 1881–1886"

53 Holland Park
Holland Park W11 3RS
2005 (2005) English Heritage Blue plaque (4644581762).jpg 92
Sir Charles Stanford
(1852–1924)

"Musician lived here 1894–1916"

56 Hornton Street
Holland Park W8 4NU
1961 (1961) Sir Charles Stanford (8387846312).jpg 556
Howard Staunton
(1810–1874)

"British World Chess Champion lived here 1871–1874"

117 Lansdowne Road
Notting Hill W11 2LF
1999 (1999) Howard Staunton 117 Lansdowne Road blue plaque.jpg 533
Philip Wilson Steer
(1860–1942)

"PAINTER lived and died here"

109 Cheyne Walk
Chelsea SW10 0DJ
1967 (1967) Philip Wilson Steer blue plaque.jpg 135
Sir Leslie Stephen
(1832–1904)

"Scholar and writer lived here"

22 Hyde Park Gate
Kensington SW7 5DH
1960 (1960) Sir Leslie Stephen 1832-1904 scholar and writer lived here.jpg 91
Bram Stoker
(1847–1912)

"Author of Dracula lived here"

18 St Leonard's Terrace
Chelsea SW3 4QG
1977 (1977) BRAM STOKER 1847-1912 Author of DRACULA lived here.JPG 396
Marcus Stone
(1840–1921)

"Artist lived here 1877–1921"

8 Melbury Road
Holland Park W14 8LN
1994 (1994) 8 Melbury Road 05.jpg 692
John McDouall Stuart
(1815–1866)

"First Explorer to cross Australia lived and died here"

9 Campden Hill Square
Holland Park W8 9LB
1962 (1962) John McDouall Stuart (4643961045).jpg 191
Dame Ellen Terry
(1847–1928)

"ACTRESS lived here"

22 Barkston Gardens
Earls Court SW5 0ER
1951 (1951) Ellen Terry (4313964134).jpg 634
William Makepeace Thackeray
(1811–1863)

"NOVELIST LIVED HERE"

2 Palace Green
Kensington W8 4QB
1887 (1887) WILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY NOVELIST LIVED HERE. BORN 1811. DIED 1863.jpg 527 2 Palace Green is now the Embassy of Israel, London. Photography is generally prohibited; the taking of this photograph was authorised by an on-duty police officer on the day.
William Makepeace Thackeray
(1811–1863)

"Novelist Lived Here 1854–1862"

36 Onslow Square
Chelsea SW7 3NS
1912 (1912) WILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY (1811-1863) Novelist Lived Here 1854-1862.jpg 10052
William Makepeace Thackeray
(1811–1863)

"Novelist Lived Here"

16 Young Street
Kensington W8 5EH
1905 (1905) W.M. THACKERAY 1811-1863 Novelist Lived Here.jpg 3724
Sir Benjamin Thompson, Count Rumford
(1753–1914)

"Inventor and Adventurer lived here"

168 Brompton Road
Knightsbridge SW3 1HW
1999 (1999) Sir Benjamin Thompson Count Rumford (5097594276).jpg 633
Dame Sybil Thorndike
(1882–1976)

"Actress lived here 1921–1932"

6 Carlyle Square
Chelsea SW3 6EX
1998 (1998) Thorndike Blue Plaque.jpg 33
Sir Hamo Thornycroft
(1850–1925)

"Sculptor lived here"

2a Melbury Road
Holland Park W14 8LP
1957 (1957) HamoThornycroftBluePlaque.jpg 168


P. L. Travers
(1899–1996)

"Author of Mary Poppins"

50 Smith Street
Chelsea SW3 4EP
2018 (2018) P.L. Travers 1899-1996 Author of Mary Poppins lived and worked here 1946-1962.jpg 49439






Sir Herbert-Beerbohm Tree
(1853–1917)

"ACTOR-MANAGER lived here"

31 Rosary Gardens
South Kensington SW7 4NH
1950 (1950) TreePlaque2.jpg 333
Samuel L. Clemens "Mark Twain"
(1852–1925)

"American Writer lived here in 1896-7"

23 Tedworth Square
Chelsea SW3 5DR
1910 (1910) Blue Plaque commemorating SAMUEL L. CLEMENS MARK TWAIN 1835-1910 American Writer lived here in 1896-7.JPG 256
John Tweed
(1869–1933)

"Sculptor lived here"

108 Cheyne Walk
Chelsea SW10 0DJ
1985 (1985) John Tweed blue plaque.jpg 494
Evelyn Underhill
(1875–1941)

"Christian philosopher and teacher Lived here 1907–1939"

50 Campden Hill Square
Holland Park W8 7JR
1990 (1990) Evelyn Underhill 50 Campden Hill Square blue plaque.jpg 81
Chaim Weizmann
(1874–1952)

"Scientist and Statesman First President of the State of Israel lived here"

67 Addison Road
Holland Park W14 8JL
1980 (1980) CHAIM WEIZMANN 1874-1952 Scientist and Statesman First President of the State of Israel lived here.jpg 340
Elisabeth Welch
(1904–2003)

"Singer lived here in Flat 1"

Ovington Court, Ovington Gardens, off Brompton Road
Kensington SW5 1LB
2012 (2012) ELISABETH WELCH 1904-2003 Singer lived here in Flat 1.jpg 9482
James Abbott McNeill Whistler
(1834–1903)

"Painter and Etcher Lived here"

96 Cheyne Walk
Chelsea SW10 0DQ
1925 (1925) James Abbott McNeil Whistler (4523872581).jpg 203
William Wilberforce
(1759–1833)

"Opponent of Slavery died here"

44 Cadogan Place
Chelsea, SW1X 9RU
1961 (1961) WilberforcePlaque.jpg 96
Jane Francesca, Lady Wilde "Speranza"
(1821–1901)

"Poet and Essayist lived here 1887–1896"

87 Oakley Street
Chelsea SW3 5NP
2000 (2000) Jane Francesca, Lady Wilde "Speranza" (4524499920).jpg 493
Oscar Wilde
(1854–1900)

"Wit and dramatist lived here"

34 Tite Street
Chelsea SW3 4JA
1954 (1954) Blue Plaque (Oscar Wilde 1854 - 1900), 34 Tite Street, London-geograph-1163963.jpg 287

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Norwegian Ambassador's residence, Norwegian-British Chamber of Commerce website

External links[edit]

Media related to Blue plaques in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea at Wikimedia Commons