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Memorial

Francis Barber Samuel Johnson's house

Plaque: Francis Barber

Erection date: 28/7/2016

Inscription

Once a slave in Jamaica, Francis Barber, Samuel Johnson's servant, friend and heir, lived here 1752 - 1756.
A BBC History Project

 The plaque is on the railings below the Royal Society of Arts one.

Site: Samuel Johnson's house (2 memorials)

EC4, Gough Square, 17, Dr Johnson's House

The house is a museum, open to the public and contains many pictures of Johnson and his friends. The Barber plaque is on the railings below the Johnson one.

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This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Francis Barber

Information Subjects commemorated

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Francis Barber

Born in Jamaica circa 1742/3 with the name 'Quashey' (a common name for male ...

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Dr. Samuel Johnson

Essayist, biographer, lexicographer and speaker of quotes. Born Lichfield, St...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Francis Barber

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BBC History Project

A 2016 BB2 television series called Black and British - A Forgotten History, ...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Francis Barber

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Samuel Johnson's house

Dr Samuel Johnson, author, lived here. B. 1709. D. 1784. {In the border, int...

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