Plaque: Charles Dickens - Cranleigh Street
Erection date: 16/12/2013
Charles Dickens lived in a house on this site, 1824 - 1829, later to be the home of the David Copperfield Children's Library, 1922 - 1932.
Brook and Cranleigh House Residents Association
In Dickens' time it was called Johnson Street. His house was number 29 though it had apparently changed to number 13 when the library was in occupation. Plaque unveiled by Simon Callow who has written extensively about Dickens, and has played him in a one-man show.
The plaque which was erected on the original building in 1911 is held at the Dickens Museum.
Site: George Padmore & Dickens (2 memorials)
NW1, Cranleigh Street, 22, Cranleigh Houses / Brook House
Padmore's is the higher plaque.