Laurence Gomme blue plaque in London

Sir Laurence Gomme 1853-1916 clerk to the London County Council, folklorist and historian lived here 1895-1909

Sir (George) Laurence Gomme, FSA (December 18, 1853–February 23, 1916) was a public servant and leading British folklorist. He helped found both the Victoria County History and the Folklore Society. He also had an interest in old buildings and persuaded the London County Council to take up the blue plaque commemorative scheme.

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