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Old Church Garden - facts Old St Marylebone Parish Church Garden

Plaque: Old Church Garden - facts

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Some facts of interest in the history of the Old Church.
1400 The Church was built to replace the former Church of St. John of Tyburn
1606 Francis Bacon was married here
1735 William Hogarth portrayed the interior of the Church
1754 James Gibbs Architect pupil of Wren was buried here
1773 Richard Brinsley Sheridan married Miss Linley here
1788 Charles Wesley brother of John Wesley was buried here
1788 Lord Byron was baptized here
1803 Lord Nelson worshipped here and Horatia his only child was baptized here.

The left-most of 3 plaques on the back wall of the garden.

Site: Old St Marylebone Parish Church Garden (5 memorials)

W1, Marylebone High Street

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Old Church Garden - facts

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73604

Church of St. John of Tyburn / St Marylebone

A church was built in about 1200 near the Tyburn Tree, on the bank of the Tyb...

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Sir Francis Bacon

Born York House in the Strand. Died in Highgate at Arundel House, the home of...

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46551

Lord Byron

Born Holles Street, baptised at St Marylebone church in the same year.  Spent...

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James Gibbs

Architect, pupil of Wren. Born Aberdeen. Died at home in Henrietta Street. ...

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William Hogarth

Satirical artist and illustrator. Trained as an engraver, he depicted the uns...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
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44752

Old Church Garden - Alfred Coucher

On the curved wall at the entrance to the garden.

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44755

Old Church Garden - burials

The right-most of 3 plaques on the back wall of the garden.

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44754

Old Church Garden - site

The middle of 3 plaques on the back wall of the garden.

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44761

Old Church Garden - Wesley tomb

We don't normally include graves but since this has been moved it is now eff...

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