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Memorial

Charles Dickens - Museum / Johnson Street Charles Dickens museum

Plaque: Charles Dickens - Museum / Johnson Street

Inscription

Charles Dickens, 1812 -1870, novelist, lived here in boyhood.

{On the lower plaque:}
Tablet from 29 Johnson Street, Somers Town, the Dickens family home from 1824 to 1829. The tablet was erected by the London County Council in 1911. The house was demolished in 1932.

Johnson Street is now Cranleigh Street, where there is a plaque for Dickens.

Site: Charles Dickens museum (4 memorials)

WC1, Doughty Street, Dickens Museum

All these memorials are in the back garden of the museum which is a tight space and, much as we'd like to, it's impossible to provide a photo with all four items in shot.

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This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Charles Dickens - Museum / Johnson Street

Information Subjects commemorated

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Charles Dickens

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

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Charles Dickens - Museum / Johnson Street

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London County Council

Prior to the LCC London matters were run by church parishes. The LCC was the ...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Charles Dickens - Museum / Johnson Street

Information Also at this site

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Carol Paula Chapman

With gifts from her family and friends, Friends of the Museum and the Dickens...

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Charles Dickens - Museum / Devonshire Terrace

Dickens Live has a photo of the building, no.1, before it was demolished. The...

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Robert Seymour

A nearby information board informs: Probably the most prolific illustrator a...

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