LIST OF DERBEIANS TO BE HONOURED
THE 22 historic Derbeians to be recognised with blue plaques and the locations are:
Painter Joseph Wright (1734 – 1797), 27 Queen Street.
Rams and England footballer Steve Bloomer (1874-1938), 34 Cummings Street.
First Astronomer Royal the Rev John Flamsteed (1646-1719), King Street former Clock Works.
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Founders of Rolls-Royce, Sir Henry Royce OBE (1863-1933) and Capt. the Honourable Charles Rolls (1877-1910), Nightingale Road, former Rolls-Royce factory.
Cotton pioneer, Jedediah Strutt (1726-1797), Friar Gate House.
Inventor and scientist, William Strutt (1756-1830), St Helen's House, King Street.
Lunar Society co-founder John Whitehurst (1713-1788), 24 Iron Gate or 27 Queen Street.
Ironsmith Robert Bakewell (1682-1752), Oakes's Yard, off Green Lane.
Philosopher Herbert Spencer (1820-1903), Green Lane.
Pioneer of modern science and meteorology Sir George Simpson (1878-1965), 44 East Street or Lambton Villa, Wilson Street.
Anti-slavery campaigner the Rev Thomas Gisbourne (1758-1846), St Helen's House.
Architect Joseph Pickford (1734-1782), Pickford's House, 41 Friar Gate.
The joint founder of the Crompton and Evans Bank, Thomas Evans (1723–1814), Long Mill.
Left-wing revolutionary Alice Wheeldon (1867-1919), 29 Pear Tree Road.
Derby Porcelain Factory founder William Duesbury (1725-1786), Landau Forte College.
Gynaecology pioneer Percival Willoughby (1596-1685), Old Mayor's Parlour, Tenant Street.
Composer Ronald Binge (1910-1979), 83 Darby Street, Normanton, or 29 Wiltshire Road, Chaddesden.
Founder of Derby's original Silk Mill John Lombe (1693-1722) and the site's water engineer, George Sorocold, Silk Mill.
The last of the Mundys of Markeaton, Emily Mundy (1841-1929), site of Markeaton Hall.
Hot dog inventor Henry Stevens (1856-1934), 21 Russell Street.