Mappa Mercia/Blue Plaques in Birmingham

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OpenStreetbugs have been created for all missing blue plaques (except for the "not found" ones).

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Dr John Ash - Founder of the General Hospital House of Fraser, Temple Row Central Brian 05.03
Thomas Attwood - Political Reformer Crescent Tower, Brindley Walk Central
John Baskerville - Printer and publisher Baskerville House, Centenary Square, Broad Street Central Brian 10.02
Birmingham City Council - For the building of the International Convention Centre, Symphony Hall, The National Indoor Arena and Centenary Square Lord Mayor's Parlour, The Council House, Victoria Square. Central Found a brown plaque from the for design. There's probably another one ...
Blue Coat School Halifax Building Society, Colmore Row. Central Brian 10.02
Matthew Boulton - Engineer, inventor and industrial pioneer 1) corner of Steelhouse Lane and Priory Queensway Central Couldn't find this one - Brian
Sir Edward Burne-Jones - Artist 11 / 12 Bennetts Hill, City Centre. Central Brian 10.02
William Sands Cox - Founder of the Birmingham Medical School On House of Fraser, Temple Row, City Centre. Central Brian 05.03
Dr R W Dale - Orator and non-conformist Minister Carrs Lane Church, Carrs Lane, City Centre. Central Brian 05.03
Dental Hospital - Reception Area, The Dental Hospital, St Chad's Queensway, Birmingham 4 Central Couldn't find this one - Brian
Guild Hall of the Holy Cross and King Edward VI High School The AA (Automobile Association) Offices, New Street, City Centre Central Christoph 05/07/09
John Freeth - The Poet of Bell Street Bell Street subway, near New Street Station and the Bull Ring Central Brian 05.03
J Samson Gamgee - Surgeon and founder of Birmingham Saturday Fund Repertory Theatre, Centenary Square, Broad Street Central Brian 10.02
The Birmingham General Hospital On the original site of the hospital which is now the Offices of CENTRO, Summer Lane, Birmingham Central
Sir Rowland Hill - Postal reformer Severn Street Central
Sir Rowland Hill - Postal reformer Lionel Street Central Brian
George Holyoake - Social Reformer High Street, City Centre Central Couldn't find this one - Brian
Major Dr. J. Hall-Edwards - Pioneer radiologist On the corner of what is now the new Children's Hospital, Steelhouse Lane, Birmingham Central Brian 05.03
Joseph Hansom - Architect Birmingham Town Hall, Victoria Square Central Brian 05.03
William Hutton - The first Historian of Birmingham High Street, facing New Street in the City Centrre Central Brian 05.03
Sir Barry Jackson - Founder and Patron of Birmingham Repertory Theatre There is a plaque high on the wall of the Old Repertory Theatre in Station Street Central Christoph 05/07/2009
Sir Barry Jackson - Founder and Patron of Birmingham Repertory Theatre Bronze bust and plaque inside the new Repertory Theatre in Centenary Square Central
Albert W Ketelbey - Composer and Musician On the Birmingham and Midland Institute, Margaret Street, City Centre Central Brian 10.02
Christian Kunzle - Confectioner and philanthropist On the front of the Abbey National Bank, Broad Street, Five Ways Central Christoph 17/10/09
Lady Well - An early water supply for the City of Birmingham Ladywell Walk, Digbeth Central Could not find this one -- Christoph 05/07/09
Lloyds Bank - The original branch of this bank started by Mr Samuel Lloyd and Mr Taylor in 1765 Between Albert St. and Carrs Lane, Dale End, Birmingham Central Brian 05.03
Sir Josiah Mason - Penmaker and Educationalist Forum Complex, Central Library, Chamberlain Square, City Centre (this plaque is temporarily in storage as a result of building work - to be re-erected shortly) Central
Alexander Parkes - Inventor of first plastic Old Elkington Works, Newhall Street Central Brian
Joseph Priestly - Scholar, Scientist, Theologian and discoverer of oxygen On the side of the Church of St Michael and St Joseph, New Meeting House Lane, Birmingham Central Brian 05.03
Queen's Hospital (Accident Hospital) Bath Row, Birmingham Central Ciarán 23/06/09
Rotary Club - The first Rotary Club in the Midlands On the front of the Midland Hotel, New Street, City Centre Central
Lawson Tait - Pioneer Surgeon and Gynaecologist Norton Tower, Civic Close Central
Birmingham Municipal Technical School Swallow Street Central
Birmingham Municipal Technical School At Aston University Central
Professor J R R Tolkien - Author 1, Duchess Place, Ladywood Central
Theatre Royal On the first floor of the Charters Building, formerly the Woolworth building, New Street, City Centre Central Christoph 05/07/09
James Watt - Engineer, Inventor and Industrial Engineer 17, Regent Place, the Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham. Central Christoph 06/06/09
Sir Rowland Hill - Postal reformer 146, Hagley Road Edgbaston
Cannon Hill Park - Commemorating Louisa Anne Ryland The Lodge at Cannon Hill Park, Edgbaston Road entrance Edgbaston Christoph 11/06/09
Sir Austen Chamberlain - Statesman Giles House, 83, Harborne Road, Edgbaston. Edgbaston Christoph 11/06/09
Neville Chamberlain - Prime Minister Edgbaston High School, Westbourne Road, Edgbaston. Edgbaston Christoph 11/06/09
Children's Hospital - 1862 to 1962 On the site of the original Children's Hospital, Ladywood Road (near Five Ways on the Hagley Road) Edgbaston I could not find it on Hagley Road. Perhaps it's on Ladywood Middleway? -- Christoph 11/06/09
Royal School for Deaf Children Church Road, Edgbaston Edgbaston Could not find it. However, I was looking for an actual school, which does not seem to exist anymore. -- Christoph 11/06/09
Washington Irving - American Essayist Above the doorway of the Forward Trust Building, Calthorpe Road, Edgbaston , Birmingham Edgbaston Christoph 11/06/09
Lawn Tennis and Major T. H. Gem - The game was originated and played by Major Gem, a solicitor and sportsman Above the doorway at 8, Ampton Road, Edgbaston Edgbaston Christoph 11/06/09
Dame Hilda Lloyd - Senior Surgeon, President of the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Birmingham Women's Hospital, Queen Elizabeth Medical Centre, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 Edgbaston Christoph 11/06/09
Sir Oliver Lodge - Scientist On the front of the Student Hostels, Westbourne Road, Edgbaston Edgbaston Could not find it. A thorough search around the student halls in Westbourne Rd might be needed. -- Christoph 11/06/09
John Henry, Cardinal Newman - Founder of the English Oratory Alongside the main gateway to the Oratory Church, Hagley Road, Edgbaston Edgbaston Christoph 11/06/09
Joseph Southall - Artist and Craftsman Alongside the door of 13, Charlotte Road, Edgbaston Edgbaston Christoph 11/06/09
Edward Taylor and William Taylor - Father and son, Art teacher and Potter 26, Highfield Road, Edgbaston Edgbaston Christoph 11/06/09
Professor J R R Tolkien - Author At the Plough and Harrow Hotel, Hagley Road, Edgbaston Edgbaston Added two plaques in Hagley Road (one is not by the Civic Society): Christoph 11/06/09
Professor J R R Tolkien - Author Highfield Road, Edgbaston Edgbaston Christoph 11/06/09
The Warwickshire County Cricket Club Above the entrance to the Members Stand, at the County Cricket Ground, Edgbaston Edgbaston Christoph 11/06/09
Dr. William Withering - Physician and botanist Edgbaston Golf Club, Church Road, Edgbaston Edgbaston Christoph 11/06/09
Francis Brett Young - Novelist, Poet and Physician 105, Harborne Road, Edgbaston Edgbaston Christoph 11/06/09
Sir Michael Balcon George Dixon School, Edgbaston Edgbaston
W H Auden - Poet Harborne Swimming Baths, Lordswood Rd. Harborne Harborne Christoph 11/06/09
Sir Granville Bantock - Composer Metchley Abbey, Metchley Rd, Harborne Harborne Christoph 11/06/09
David Cox - Artist and landscape painter 116, Greenfield Road, Harborne. Harborne Christoph 11/06/09
Alderman W Byng Kenrick - Civic Leader and Educationalist Grove Park, Grove Lane, Harborne Harborne Ciarán - 23/03/2009
William Slim - Field Marshall, Viscount Slim of Burma 144, Poplar Avenue, Harborne Harborne
Francis Aston Tennal Road, Harborne Harborne
Dr George Boddington - Pioneer Doctor of Medicine Flats on the corner of Gravelly Hill and Hillaries Rd., Erdington North
Matthew Boulton - Engineer, inventor and industrial pioneer 2) Soho House, Soho Avenue, Handsworth North
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle - Author On the wall of a building in Aston Road North (until recently, the premises of T Startin Ltd. Vauxhall Dealers) North
Oscar Deutsch - Founder of the Odeon Cinema Chain Gala Bingo Club, Birchfield Road, Perry Barr (the first Odeon Cinema) North
Military Airfield - The site of the airfield used to test-fly many thousands of locally made Spitfires in World War Two In the grounds of St Cuthbert's Church, Reed Square, Castle Vale North
Norton Motor Cycle Company Bracebridge Street, Aston, Birmingham North
Spitfire - Commemorates the many fighter aircraft which were built on this site between 1939 and 1946 Jaguar Car Company, Castle Bromwich North
Sir John Benjamin Stone MP - Pioneer photographer Taylor Memorial Home, Grange Road, Erdington North
Will Thorne - Founder of the National Union of General and Municipal Workers Current location uncertain. Was on the wall of Lucas Industries, Great King Street, Hockley - recently demolished North
The Austin Village - Built by Sir Herbert Austin to house his workers in the 1914 / 1918 War Central Avenue, The Austin Village, Northfield, Birmingham B31 South Christoph 06/06/09
Edward White Benson - Archbishop of Canterbury 104 / 106 Lombard Street, Balsall Heath South
Reverend Thomas Bray - Bibliophile Rectory Farm, Ragley Drive, Church Rd., Sheldon. South
Bournville Building - Estate created by George Cadbury, Industrialist and Philanthrophist Bournville Village Green,(above the entrance to the "round house" Estate Building South Christoph 12/06/09
Sir John Jaffray - Co-founder of the Birmingham Post Newspaper 249 Bristol Road (what used to be Edgbaston College) South I didn't realize that Elmhurst School for Dance is no. 249. I need to have a closer look at the buildings on this site.
Joseph Chamberlain - Statesman Highbury Hall, Yew Tree Lane, Moseley. South Christoph 12/06/09
Sid Field - Comedian 152, Osborn Road, Sparkbrook South Brian
Thomas Hall BD - Schoolmaster, preacher and bibliophile On the front of the Old Grammar School, in the Churchyard on Kings Norton Green South Christoph 16/06/09. Well, I have looked at the plate before but I did not see it ...
Tony Hancock - Comedian Southam Road, Hall Green South Brian 05.03
Frederick and George Lanchester - The Lanchester brothers designed and built the first motor car in England On the front wall of a company called MBC Metal Powders, Montgomery Street, Sparkbrook. South Brian
Frederick and George Lanchester - The Lanchester brothers designed and built the first motor car in England Commemorative plaque on 30 Dyott Road, Moseley South Christoph 13/06/09. Plaque was green not blue and did not mention the Civic Society
Frederick and George Lanchester - The Lanchester brothers designed and built the first motor car in England Commemorative plaque on 128 Oxford Road, Moseley South Christoph 13/06/09. Plaque was green not blue and did not mention the Civic Society
Joseph Lucas - Founder of the Lucas Electrical Industries On the front of Three Star House, Carver Street, Ladywood, Birmingham South
Sarehole Mill - The plaque commemorates the mill and its association with Matthew Boulton and J R R Tolkien Sarehole Mill, Cole Bank Road, Hall Green South Brian 05.03
Dr Doris Wall - The plaque commemorates work of Dr Wall in preserving mediaeval house Old Bank House, Church Hill, Coleshill Coleshill MaryEliz 25.09