The final six

We had thousands of votes from you to decide who should be honoured in the final round of county's blue plaque scheme and the final six winners were: Florence Nightingale, Frances Bush, George Herbert Lawrence, George Herbert Strutt, Nigel Gresley and Cromford Canal.


The clear winner was Florence Nightingale, the heroine of the Crimean War and founder of the nursing profession.

The other five to be awarded plaques were Frances Bush, Cromford Canal, Nigel Gresley, George Herbert Lawrence and George Herbert Strutt.

Read more about them here.