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Gallery: Learn of heritage of Bury St Edmunds by following blue plaque trail

PUBLISHED: 17:08 25 January 2013 | UPDATED: 17:08 25 January 2013

Bury St Edmunds Blue Plaque guide. Bury has seven of these plaques in the town, each one showing the relavence of each building and who lived there. Banker and Diarist James Oakes lived here.

Bury St Edmunds Blue Plaque guide. Bury has seven of these plaques in the town, each one showing the relavence of each building and who lived there. Banker and Diarist James Oakes lived here.

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A BLUE plaque trail in Bury St Edmunds celebrates the lives of seven people with connections with the town.

Follow the trail and learn of Bury’s links with writers Charles Dickens and Norah Lofts, painter Rose Mead, artist Sybil Andrews, diarist James Oakes, collector Frederic Gershom Parkington and architect Lewis Nockalls Cottingham.

The town’s first blue plaque scheme has been organised by the Bury Society.

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