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Marchmont Association Plaques Historical Markers

This series is for plaques erected by the Marchmont Association that commemorate noted persons that are have resided in the Bloomsbury/Kings Cross areas of London.
 
Alexander Herzen Marker - Wide View image, Touch for more information
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 16, 2018
Alexander Herzen Marker - Wide View
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Alexander Herzen
Alexander HERZEN 1812-1870 operated the Free Russian Press from this building 1854-1856 — Map (db m116778) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Charles Fort — 1874 - 1932
American Writer and founder of Forteanism, the study of anomalous phenomena Lived here 1921-1928 — Map (db m117081) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Charlotte Mew — 1869 - 1928
Poet lived here 1869 - 1890 — Map (db m111134) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Dorothy Richardson — 1873-1957
Writer lived here 1905-1906 — Map (db m116497) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Dr Alphonse Normandy — 1809 - 1864
Analytical Chemist and Desalination Pioneer lived and worked here 1850-1859 — Map (db m115539) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Emlyn Williams
(George) Emlyn Williams CBE 1905-1987 Actor & Playwright lived here 1930-1934 — Map (db m120125) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Horizon Magazine
George Orwell 1903-1950 Sir Stephen Spender 1909-1995 wrote for Cyril Connolly's Horizon Magazine based here 1940-1948 — Map (db m110285) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Jerome K. Jerome
Jerome K Jerome 1859-1927 Author of "Three Men in a Boat" lived here 1884-1885 — Map (db m120109) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — John Skinner Prout — 1805 - 1876
Artist and Lithographer Lived here 1838 to 1840 — Map (db m117225) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Kenneth Williams
Kenneth Williams 1926-1988 Comic Actor lived here 1935-1956 — Map (db m120489) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Lenin
Vladimir Ilyich LENIN 1870-1924 Founder of the U.S.S.R. Lived here in 1908 — Map (db m115334) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Mary Anne Clarke — 1776 - 1852
Mistress of Prince Frederick Duke of York lived in a house on this site 1803 — Map (db m116498) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Percy Bysshe Shelley and Mary Shelley
Percy Bysshe Shelley 1792-1822 Poet & Radical Thinker & Mary Shelley 1797-1851 Author of Frankenstein lived in a house on this site 1815-1816 — Map (db m116106) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Robert Owen — 1771-1858
Father of the Co-operative movement lived here 1832-1840 — Map (db m109553) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Roger Fry — 1866-1934
Artist and Art Critic lived and died at 48 Bernard Street on this site 1926-1934 — Map (db m109329) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Sir James Matthew Barrie
Sir James Matthew Barrie Bart., O.M. 1860-1937 Novelist, Dramatist and creator of 'Peter Pan' lived in a house on this site 1885-1888 — Map (db m110376) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Sir Rowland Hill
Sir ROWLAND HILL 1795-1879 Pioneer of the modern postal service lived in a house on this site 1836-1839 — Map (db m120104) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Stella & Fanny
Ernest BOULTON 1847-1904 Frederick PARK 1846-1881 'Stella & Fanny' Victorian cross-dressers lodged at 13 Wakefield Street on this site 1868-1870 — Map (db m115489) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — The Bloomsbury Group
Bloomsbury Group members Virginia Woolf Duncan Grant Adrian Stephen Leonard Woolf & John Maynard Keynes lived in a house on this site 1911-1912 — Map (db m111130) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — William Empson
Sir William Empson Poet and Critic 1906-1984 lived here 1929-1931 and at 71 Marchmont Street 1934-1936 — Map (db m120461) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — William Henry Hunt
William Henry (Bird's Nest) Hunt 1790 - 1864 Watercolour Painter lived here 1820 - 1840 — Map (db m117157) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — William Reeve
William REEVE 1757-1815 Composer Covent Garden and Sadler's Wells theatres lived and died in a house on this site — Map (db m120124) HM

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