SJ8994 : Fred Perry Tennis Player 1909 - 1995

taken 7 years ago, near to Reddish, Stockport, Great Britain

Fred Perry Tennis Player 1909 - 1995
Fred Perry Tennis Player 1909 - 1995
Green plaque at the Fred Perry Way in North Reddish Park SJ8994 : Fred Perry Way.

It reads:

Frederick John Perry
was born in Stockport.
Member of Britain's winning
David cup team 1933 - 1936
Winner of the
men's singles at Wimbledon
1934, 1935 and 1936.
Made a Freeman of
Stockport Borough
in 1934.
Fred Perry Way

The Fred Perry Way is a 14 mile walking route which runs from Woodford SJ8882 : Fred Perry Way in the south to Reddish SJ8994 : Fred Perry Way in the north. The route combines rural footpaths, quiet lanes and river valleys with urban landscapes and parklands. The route was officially opened in 2002.

Fred Perry was born in Portwood in 1909 SJ9091 : Fred Perry was born here. He won the men's singles in 1934, 1935 and 1936 and was the last English men's tennis player to win Wimbledon. He was also a member of Britain's winning Davis Cup team from 1933 to 1936. and was made a freeman of Stockport in 1934. LinkExternal link

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Date Taken
Monday, 18 August, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 20 August, 2014
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Primary Subject of Photo
Plaque 
Person (from Tags)
Fred Perry 
Date (from Tags)
1934 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8962 9441 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:26.7811N 2:9.4650W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8963 9442
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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