Virtual Blue Plaques for Winteringham

Winteringham Local History and Genealogy

Virtual Blue Plaques for Winteringham

Virtual Blue PlaqueBlue  plaques are those that you see attached to the walls of houses where a famous person has lived, slept or worked, or where a famous event has taken place.  They have been erected in various parts of the country for the last 140 years.

We have now done the same for Winteringham ... but with ‘virtual blue plaques’ - there will be no plaque on the actual building in real life!  Click on each marker to reveal the details of each site.

Using the icons in the top left-hand corner of the map, you may zoom in and out, and move north, south, east or west at will.

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To open the label above each marker, point your cursor over the marker and click.

The markers on this map show Winteringham places relating to ...

Rev Thomas Adam, Rector and Author of religious books still published today, 240 years later
Bryan Budd VC, who won the highest honour in Afghanistan in 2006
J C Burkill, one of the leading 20th century mathematicians
Lewis Carroll, author of Alice in Wonderland, 1863
Rita Cowling, wife of England manager Graham Taylor
St Etheldreda, 672 AD
Tony Jacklin, top British golfer
Robert Marmion, present at the signing of Magna Carta 1215
The Romans
Robert Thompson
, world famous Michelin chef, lived in Winteringham until 10th November 2007
Robert Thompson, Chef, photographed by Ken Jacobs

Dick Turpin, highwayman, late 1730s
Henry Kirke White, poet, 1804-5
Henry Kirke White

William de St Barbara, Bishop of Durham, 1143

Winteringham Blue Signs

Have you tried the other Winteringham Websites?
Winteringham News, Don Burton World of Nature Photo Archive (modern photographs of the village), What the Papers have said about Winteringham (since July 2004), High Resolution Historical Photographs , Winteringham Film Archive, Winteringham Nature Site, Winteringham Recipes, Winteringham Camera Club, Winteringham Village Hall, Winteringham Chapel


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