Connecting people with places, London's distinctive Blue Plaque scheme highlights the buildings where some of the most remarkable men and women in our history and culture have lived and worked. From Richard Burton to Karl Marx, Marie Stopes to Jimi Hendrix, this fully updated 4th edition of The London Blue Plaque Guide has over 900 entries and provides an essential companion to the famous people who have made their homes in the city. It includes updated maps and a useful list of names by profession as well as location. As the definitive guide to the fascinating historical figures who have lived in London, it will be invaluable to residents and tourists alike.
Nick Rennison has worked as a bookseller, editor and writer for many years. He has written extensively on London's history and heritage, and has published books on a variety of other subjects, from Sherlock Holmes and Robin Hood to polar exploration. He compiled the previous three editions of The London Blue Plaque Guide for the History Press in 1999, 2003 and 2009.