Interest is mounting as the Blue Plaques campaign enters its final week.
Election posters depicting Mary Wollenstonecroft, Charles Dickens and Michael Caine have appeared at various public places around SE1 including Southwark Station.
Front runners are believed to be the Clink Prison, Chaucer and Dickens. Other SE1 names among the 50 candidates include William Blake, Octavia Hill and Michael Faraday.
Votes can also be cast on-line via the Southwark Council website.
Meanwhile BBC Talent is looking for actors in SE1 interested in appearing in a modern day Canterbury Tales.
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