With Hampshire brimming with blue plaques, have a go at identifying these famous names:
1. 18 College Street marks the house where Britain’s favourite 18th century author, b. 6 December 1775, d. 18 July 1817 spent her final days; fans also flock to her grave in nearby Winchester Cathedral.
2. Hythe’s famous resident lived in Shore Road, b.16 August 1888, d. 9 May 1935, flying seaplanes in the Solent during WW1 before heading to the Arabian Desert and inspiring a Hollywood film. 3. Best known for her novel ‘Larkrise to Candleford’, she moved to Grayshott in the late 19th century to train users of the first telegraph system, living at The Ferns, in The Avenue.
4. This popular humourist, b. 15 October 1881, d. 14 February 1975, wrote stories featuring the shenanigans of Jeeves and Wooster, shortly after leaving Threepwood, Record Road in Emsworth.
Charles Dickens is a famous Portsmouth resident