Tyne and Wear HER(17313): Heaton, Kingsley Place, No. 25 (home of John Gilroy) - Details
Heaton, Kingsley Place, No. 25 (home of John Gilroy)
John Gilroy 1898-1985 Lived in this house as a boy. Royal Portrait painter, Advertising designer & artist famous for the Guinness Zoo Animals & World War II posters 'Be like Dad - Keep Mum'.
Commemorative plaque; https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Gilroy_(artist); http://www.guinntiques.com/gilroy.aspx; http://heatonhistorygroup.org/tag/kingsley-place/; David Hughes, 2014, Gilroy was Good for Guinness