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Tobias George Smollett

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Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

Tobias George Smollett

Person  Male  Born 19/3/1721  Died 17/9/1771

Categories: Poetry, Literature

Countries: Italy, Scotland

Born Dalquhurn (now part of Renton) Dunbartonshire, Scotland. Poet and author of novels such as The Adventures of Roderick Random and The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle which supposedly influenced Charles Dickens. Died near Livorno, Tuscany.

A London Inheritance says that the Smollets moved from Central London to Chelsea house for the health of their daughter but when she died, of tuberculosis, they moved away.

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Tobias Smollett & Chelsea China

Chelsea china was manufactured in a house at the north end of Lawrence Street...

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