Blue Plaques in Newbury

Newbury Town Council is commemorating Newbury notables, and notable events in Newbury history, with a series of Blue Plaques. Currently plaques have been erected to commemorate the Newbury historian Walter Money, his brother the architect James H Money, the astronomer Francis Baily, the Tudor clothier John Winchcombe (Jack of Newbury), the site of the first mobile phone call in 1985, and the George and Pelican Inn in Speenhamland. More information is available on the Council's website: