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Gateshead Council has had a tradition of erecting blue plaques to commemorate historically important people or events linked to a particular place within the borough of Gateshead. In 2005 Gateshead Council reinstated its Blue Plaques programme and the following plaques were erected.



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William Wailes 1808-1881

William Wailes 1808-1881

Celebrated stained glass designer
William Wailes 1808-1881
Madeleine Hope, Ruth & Sylvia Dodds

Madeleine Hope, Ruth & Sylvia Dodds

A celebration of the Dodds sisters
Madeleine Hope, Ruth & Sylvia Dodds
Arthur Holmes 1890 - 1965

Arthur Holmes 1890 - 1965

The father of English geology
Arthur Holmes 1890 - 1965
William Clarke 1831 - 1890

William Clarke 1831 - 1890

Founder of Clarke Chapman Engineering Works
William Clarke 1831 - 1890
Joseph Swan 1828 -1914

Joseph Swan 1828 -1914

Inventor of the electric light bulb
Joseph Swan 1828 -1914
Alex Glasgow 1935 - 2001

Alex Glasgow 1935 - 2001

Local song-writer
Alex Glasgow 1935 - 2001
William (1829 - 1912) & Catherine (1829-1890) Booth.

William (1829 - 1912) & Catherine (1829-1890) Booth.

Evangelist crusaders and founders of the Christian Mission
William (1829 - 1912) & Catherine (1829-1890) Booth.




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