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Charles Dickens home - WC1

Charles Dickens home - WC1 Charles Dickens home - WC1

Erection date: 1/5/1967

Inscription

1851 - 60, Charles Dickens, novelist, lived in Tavistock House near this site.

Getty has a photo of the unveiling, captioned "A plaque is unveiled at the British Medical Association in Tavistock Square, London, to commemorate the fact that novelist Charles Dickens lived at nearby Tavistock House from 1851 to 1860, 1st May 1967. Attending the ceremony are Eric Dickens Hawksley (left), President of the Dickens Fellowship and a great-grandson of the novelist, and Dr Hamid Ali Khan (right), President of the BMA."

Site: Charles Dickens home - WC1 (1 memorial)

WC1, Tavistock Square, Tavistock House, South, Entrance C (BMA)

This blue, public, plaque commemorates the same building as the stone plaque inside the BMA site, which is not normally visible to the public.

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Charles Dickens home - WC1

Subjects commemorated Information

Tavistock House

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Charles Dickens

Born, son of John Dickens, at No.1 Mile End Terrace, Landport, Portsmouth (wh...

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